J.P. is a Senior Associate at the firm, where his practice is restricted to representing employers in all areas of labour and employment law. J.P. acts for employers in wrongful dismissal litigation, human rights applications, labour arbitrations and various business transactions.
A main focus of J.P.’s practice is on advising public and private-sector employers on limiting and managing employment-related issues and distractions that could otherwise lead to legal exposure. J.P. regularly advises on employment-related provisions in all types of corporate transactions, including share and asset purchase deals, and workforce services agreements. He also assists employers in drafting and implementing workplace policies, employment contracts and executive compensation arrangements.
J.P. has represented both public and private sector clients on wrongful dismissal matters as well as labour arbitrations dealing with a diverse range of subject matters including drug testing, workplace bullying, insubordination, contracting-out and workforce reductions.
J.P. has been a speaker at numerous conferences on workplace legal issues, including workplace reorganizations, employee accommodation and privacy concerns in the workplace.
J.P. proudly serves as the firm’s Articling Principal and is the current Chair of the firm’s Student Committee.