Kristaq Lala is a labour lawyer in our Toronto office. Kris articled at the firm and returned as an associate following his call to the Ontario Bar in 2013.
Kris’ practice focuses on all types of proceedings before the Ontario Labour Relations Board, including certification, unfair labour practice complaints, related employer applications, and construction industry grievances.
Kris received his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he received the essay prize in labour law. He also holds a bachelor of arts degree in Philosophy and History from York University, where he was a member of the Dean’s Honour Roll.
During law school, Kris was part of the Worker’s Rights division at Parkdale Community Legal Services and also worked with Pro-Bono Students where he was the Osgoode Hall coordinator for the Health Law Student Advocacy Project. In addition, Kris worked as a researcher on employment and labour law issues with both Professor Eric Tucker and Professor Harry Arthurs. During his last year of law school, Kris was co-president of the Labour and Employment Law Society organizing and coordinating various events.