Christine Davies is a labour lawyer and civil litigator in our Toronto office. Christine articled at the firm and returned after her admission to the Ontario Bar in 2009.
Christine’s labour practice includes representing unions and their members in grievance arbitrations and proceedings before the Ontario Labour Relations Board. She also advises and represents unions in matters pertaining to human rights law and Workplace Safety and Insurance Board claims.
As a civil litigator, Christine has acted in all manner of civil disputes for individuals, trade unions and not-for-profit housing co-operatives. Her litigation practice focuses primarily on class actions (employment law and consumer protection), defending lawyers in solicitor’s negligence actions as a LawPRO “preferred counsel”, wrongful and constructive dismissal actions, and long-term disability claims.
Christine has appeared before labour arbitrators, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, the Canada Pension Plan Review Tribunal, the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Christine is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Advocates Society, and the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers.
- CUPE Local 4400 v. Toronto District School Board
- O’Neill v. General Motors of Canada
- UNITE HERE v. Novotel Canada Inc.