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Practice Areas

Practice Areas

Goldblatt Partners provides comprehensive legal services to trade unions and employee associations in all areas of labour and employment law.

Our civil litigators act in all types of civil disputes, including proceedings before professional regulatory bodies, as well as in coroners’ inquests and public inquiries.

In addition, we have a criminal defence practice, a burgeoning Aboriginal law practice, and a public interest litigation practice. We also offer corporate and commercial law assistance to our trade union and not-for-profit corporate clients.

Click on the practice areas below to find out more.

Aboriginal Law

We provide cutting-edge representation on a wide range of legal matters for Indigenous individuals and groups.

Administrative Law

We represent clients before a wide variety of administrative and regulatory tribunals.

Appeals & Judicial Review

We have extensive appellate experience, at all levels of the courts. We also provide Supreme Court agency services.

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Law

We represent unions, employees and retirees in complex bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings.

Civil Litigation

We represent individuals, businesses, trade unions and professional organizations in all types of civil law disputes.

Class Action Litigation

We are counsel in a variety of class actions, including employment, consumer, copyright and pension class actions.

Constitutional Law

Our constitutional law and Charter of Rights practice is one of the busiest and most varied in the country.

Construction Labour Relations

Our construction labour relations specialists represent construction trade unions in all labour relations matters.

Consumer Protection

We provide advice and representation to individuals seeking to enforce their rights as consumers.

Corporate & Commercial Law

We provide corporate and commercial law assistance to trade unions and other non-profit and charitable organizations.

Criminal Law

Our criminal defence lawyers represent clients in a wide range of criminal and quasi-criminal law matters.

Disability Law

We represent clients in disability benefits claims, and also assist clients in negotiating the terms of disability plans.

Employment Law

Our employment lawyers help non-unionized employees with a broad spectrum of employment law matters.

Human Rights Law

Our human rights lawyers represent clients before a variety of administrative tribunals and in the courts.

Inquests & Inquiries

We act as counsel to and before commissions of public inquiry and before coroners' inquests.

Labour Law

We have an extremely busy labour law practice, representing trade unions in a wide variety of workplaces.

Pay Equity

Our pay equity practice group helps trade unions navigate the highly complex field of pay equity law.

Pension & Benefits Law

Our pension group provides advice and representation to pension plan trustees, as well as to unions and individuals.

Privacy & Access to Information

We provide legal advice and representation in a wide range of privacy and access to information matters.

Professional Regulation & Liability

We represent clients before professional regulatory bodies and defend professionals accused of negligence.

Public Interest Litigation

We represent progressive organizations and individuals in a wide range of public interest issues and campaigns.