Toronto Employment Lawyers representing Employees

As an employee, it is important to ensure that you receive fair treatment at your workplace whether you are beginning a new position, currently employed, or severing an existing working relationship.

The employment law team at Mills & Mills LLP has over 130 years of experience working with both employers and employees. As such, our clients benefit from the expertise we have acquired from working on employment issues from both sides.

Expert Advice for Newly Employed or Recently Terminated Employees

At the start of a new position, our lawyers can assist with reviewing your employment contract in order to maximize the benefits to you. We will also advise you of your rights and obligations under the contract, and represent you in contract negotiations that may be required.

In the event of termination, we will provide assistance by helping to ensure that you receive fair notice in accordance with the length of service, or pay in lieu of notice. If your notice and/or severance payment does not sufficiently match your entitlement, we will negotiate with your former employee for additional pay.

If you are currently employed or have been recently terminated, we can provide you with expert advice with respect to a host of employment issues, including:

  • Drug testing
  • Workplace violence
  • Hostile work environments
  • Human rights violations
  • Employment standards
  • Pensions, benefits and disability
  • Pay equity
  • Employment insurance
  • Pregnancy and parental leave
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Workplace investigations
  • Harassment, including racial and sexual harassment
  • Discrimination, including: discrimination based on age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, family and medical leave, failure to accommodate and retaliation
  • Termination issues, including: wrongful dismissal and constructive dismissal claims, including the negotiation of increased severance based on length of service and other
    relevant factors

Should you become involved in a dispute with your employer, we can represent you in settlement negotiations, mediation or court. It can be a highly stressful experience, but our lawyers will work to protect your interests while seeking a mutually satisfying and efficient resolution wherever possible.

Contact the Employment Lawyers at Mills & Mills LLP

In order to benefit from the expert advice and representation of our employment law team, please contact us at 416­-863-0125 or send us an email.

Employees Lawyers

  • David P. Lees

    David P. Lees


    David served his articles with Mills & Mills LLP and joined the firm in 2001. David has a diverse civil litigation practice which encompasses employment and business law, estate litigation and adv...

    416-682-7159 | Email
  • Geoffrey R. Cobham

    Geoffrey R. Cobham


    Geoffrey's practice primarily encompasses civil litigation, employment law, estate administration and estate planning. His litigation practice is comprised of several areas, including wrongful dismis...

    416-682-7109 | Email
  • Denise E. Robertson

    Denise E. Robertson


    Denise joined Mills & Mills LLP in 2005. Denise's practice is focused on private business, corporate and regulatory law. Denise assists business owners through providing practical and valuable leg...

    416-682-7139 | Email
  • David A.S. Mills

    David A.S. Mills

    Managing Partner

    David is proud to represent the fourth generation of Mills to practice at the firm. He is a great-grandson of Alexander Mills, K.C., one of the founders, grandson of Ralph S. Mills, Q.C., and a son of...

    416-682-7138 | Email
  • Richard Worsfold

    Richard Worsfold


    Richard is pleased to bring his over 30 years of litigation experience to Mills & Mills LLP. Richard’s practice includes a wide variety of complex matters, including Will challenges, sharehol...

    416-682-7113 | Email
  • Lauren Kason

    Lauren Kason


    Lauren Kason joined Mills & Mills LLP as an Associate in 2017. Her practice is focused on estate litigation. Lauren assists clients by providing them with comprehensive legal advice in a cost-effe...

    416-682-7063 | Email
  • Reshma Kishnani

    Reshma Kishnani


    Reshma earned her Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management with a specialization in international relations and a minor in law from Carleton University in 2004 and graduated with her LL.B. fro...

    416-682-7062 | Email
  • Tara Vasdani

    Tara Vasdani


    Tara Vasdani is a Litigation Associate with Mills & Mills LLP. Tara joined the firm in 2018, after working as both a subrogation and employment litigator on Bay Street. She was calle...

    416-682-7077 | Email


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