Employment Law – How To Build Your Practice And Defend Your Clients

  • Categories 2021
  • Duration 2h
  • Total Enrolled 70


Melanie Henriques will deliver a comprehensive webinar on the main facets of employment law. From determining who your client is to whether there was just cause for termination, this CPD program is a must-attend for paralegals practicing in this area of law.

Melanie Henriques is a Licensed Paralegal and Partner at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP. She began her practice in 2011 and focuses on numerous areas of law, including Employment, Insurance, Statutory Accident Benefits, Human Rights, and Landlord and Tenant disputes. Melanie provides sound legal advice and representation to individuals and businesses using a pragmatic approach to obtain the best possible outcome for her clients, on a cost-effective basis.She takes pride in confidently representing her clients while understanding their needs and working towards a speedy resolution. In her Employment Practice, Melanie represents employees and employers with respect to wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, workplace harassment, human rights complaints and employment contracts. In her Personal Injury Practice, Melanie represents injured individuals who have suffered from very serious injuries, including traumatic brain injuries, psychological injuries, and chronic soft-tissue injuries. She ensures that her clients receive every dollar they are entitled to from their insurance company, and assists them in their road to recovery. Melanie has appeared numerous times before the Ontario Small Claims Court and other administrative bodies, including the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, Canadian Human Rights Commission, Landlord and Tenant Board, Financial Services Commission of Ontario, and License Appeal Tribunal.

this program is not yet accredited

What Will I Learn?

  • Determining who your client is
  • Employment contracts
  • Types of workers (employees vs. contractor)
  • Key legislation and caselaw (Employment Standards Act, Canada Labour Code, Bardal factors)
  • Dismissal and damages
  • Sample scenarios putting the above information into action

Topics for this course

1 Lessons2h

Employment Law

Presentation Video2:00:00

Material Includes

  • Overview
  • Agenda