Labour & Employment Law
Contact Doug MacLeod at:
22 St. Clair Avenue East
Doug MacLeod – Barrister & Solicitor
In 1983, Doug graduated from the Business School at the University of Western Ontario with an honours degree in business administration or an HBA. In 1987, he graduated from Queen’s University law school and received his LLB in March 1989; Doug was called to the Ontario Bar, which meant Doug was qualified to practice law in Ontario.
In 1987-88, Doug articled with the Bay Street law firm, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt. Doug spent his time at Osler’s doing legal research, drafting employment contracts, reviewing corporate transactions from an employment perspective, and writing draft opinion letters on various employment law and labour relations issues.
In 1990, Doug joined the labour department at the well-regarded litigation firm, Genest, Murray, DesBrisay, Lamek. He divided his time about equally between employment and labour law. At Genest, Murray, Doug continued to provide oral and written advice on the full range of employment and labour law issues.
At the beginning of 1991, Doug was seconded from Genest, Murray to the provincial government for three months. After this secondment, He returned to Genest, Murray Doug continued his labour and employment law practice.
In 1993, Doug started his own labour and employment law practice. He continues to provide advice and representation to employees and employers on the full range of employment and labour law issues.