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McCarthy Tétrault
1000 De La Gauchetière Street West
Suite 2500
Montréal QC H3B 0A2

Work Department

Employment & Labour


Labour and Employment partner based in Montréal. Acts for employers in a number of sectors, including manufacturing, transportation, mining, financial institutions, universities and government. His expertise focuses on all aspects of both provincial and federal labour and employment law, including: Collective bargaining and agreement administration, wrongful dismissals, employment agreements, employment standards and policies, workplace harassment and discrimination, labour arbitration and pay equity. Has acted as counsel before the Québec Tribunal administratif du travail, the Canada Industrial Relations Board, boards of arbitration, Human Rights Tribunal, and other boards and tribunals, as well as civil and Federal courts.


Quebec Bar, 1991.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Labour and employment

(Leading individuals)

André BarilMcCarthy Tétrault

Offering prompt, practical, business-focused advice,McCarthy Tétrault‘s labour and employment group advises on a range of advisory matters, as well as frequently representing its clients in disputes across the provinces and at national level. The Montréal office saw two partner additions in November 2020, with Alexandre Buswell and Myriane Le François joining from Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. They join key litigator André Baril in Quebec. In Toronto, Trevor Lawson and Kate McNeill-Keller are praised for their ‘precise, on-point, practical advice‘. National practice head Tim Lawson has particular knowledge of the energy, financial services, transportation, retail and construction sectors. Shana Wolch is the lead partner in Calgary; her practice encompassing all areas of HR law. Donovan Plomp in Vancouver is recommended for his ‘prompt, practical, business-focused advice.