• Melanie Henriques
    Melanie Henriques
    Partner, Licensed Paralegal

    Melanie Henriques is a Licensed Paralegal and Partner at Samfi ru Tumarkin LLP. She began herpractice in 2011 and focuses on numerous areas of law, including Employment, Insurance,Statutory Accident Benefi ts, Human Rights, and Landlord and Tenant disputes.
    Melanie provides sound legal advice and representation to individuals and businesses using apragmatic approach to obtain the best possible outcome for her clients, on a cost-eff ective basis.She takes pride in confi dently representing her clients while understanding their needs andworking 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 suff ered fromvery 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 theirinsurance company, and assists them in their road to recovery.
    Melanie has appeared numerous times before the Ontario Small Claims Court and otheradministrative bodies, including the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, Canadian Human RightsCommission, Landlord and Tenant Board, Financial Services Commission of Ontario, and Licencelbl



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Oct 27 2021


7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

OPA CPD Series – Employment Law: How to Build Your Practice and Defend Your Clients

Guest speaker 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.


Learn more about:

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