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Hendrik Nieuwland

Partner

Assistant

Adela Zawadzki

Bio

Hendrik is a partner at SOM.  Since joining the firm in 2007, Hendrik has represented individuals and businesses in a wide range of employment and labour disputes, including wrongful dismissal litigation, employment standards complaints, Canada Labour Code unjust dismissal complaints, human rights applications, union grievances, and fiduciary litigation. Hendrik has served as counsel at several trials, appeals, arbitrations, and injunctions. Hendrik advises businesses in a number of sectors, including manufacturing, banking, financial services, health care, publishing, retail, charities, government, and technology.

In addition to his litigation practice, Hendrik is a frequent writer and speaker on employment and labour law matters. Hendrik has authored and contributed to several legal texts, and has written for Canadian Lawyer In House magazine, HR Professional magazine, Canadian HR Reporter, and the Financial Post. Hendrik has presented at the Law Society of Ontario, the Ontario Bar Association, the Institute for Professional Management, the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) Annual National Conference, and at HRPA Chapters across the GTA.  Hendrik is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Toronto Chapter of the HRPA.

Before joining the firm, Hendrik received his law degree from Queen’s University, and clerked for the judges of the Ontario Divisional Court in 2006. Hendrik is from the small Niagara town of Port Colborne, Ontario.


 

Cases

Mohawk Ford Sales (1996) Limited v. Jewiss

(2018)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2018 ONSC 5253

http://canlii.ca/t/hv18x

LIUNA, Local 183 v. Lucsino Galego

(2018)

Ontario Labour Relations Board

2018 CanLII 66970

http://canlii.ca/t/ht3tc

FCI Concrete Forming Inc. v. Buttcon Limited (Appeal)

(2018)

Ontario Court of Appeal

2018 ONCA 268

http://canlii.ca/t/hr2g7

Bain v. UBS Securities Canada Inc. (Appeal)

(2018)

Ontario Court of Appeal

2018 ONCA 190

http://canlii.ca/t/hqls5

Torres v. Export Packers Company Ltd.

(2018)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2018 ONSC 726

http://canlii.ca/t/hq5m2

Paul Cheung v. Sienna Senior Living Inc.

(2017)

Ontario Labour Relations Board

2017 CanLII 84184

http://canlii.ca/t/hp9nl

Pavicic v. Office of the Legislative Assembly

(2017)

Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal

2017 ONWSIAT 2465

http://canlii.ca/t/hmvn8

Ruiz v. RioCan Management Inc.

(2017)

Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

2017 HRTO 917

http://canlii.ca/t/h565d

Guzzo v. Randazzo et al

(2017)

Ontario Divisional Court

2017 ONSC 1845

http://canlii.ca/t/h4jdr

Bain v. UBS Securities Canada Inc.

(2017)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2017 ONSC 1472

http://canlii.ca/t/h0rf9

Donaldson v. Waters Edge Care Community

(2017)

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal

2017 HRTO 213

http://canlii.ca/t/gxmx9

Robinson v. Leisure World Inc.

(2016)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2016 ONSC 3170

http://canlii.ca/t/grpd6

Bain v. UBS Securities Canada Inc.

(2016)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2016 ONSC 5362

http://canlii.ca/t/gw54b

Donaldson Estate v. Waters Edge Care Community

(2016)

Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

2016 HRTO 944

http://www.canlii.ca/t/gsmt2

FLS Transportation Services Inc. v. Charger Logistics Inc.

(2016)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2016 ONSC 3652

http://www.canlii.ca/t/gs3rp

Cieslinski v. Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc.

(2015)

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal

2015 HRTO 644

http://canlii.ca/t/gj1c6

Guzzo v. Randazzo et al

(2015)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2015 ONSC 6936

http://canlii.ca/t/gmg59

Howlett v. Canada Bread Frozen Bakery

(2014)

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal

2014 HRTO 829

http://canlii.ca/t/g782t

Limen Group Ltd. v. Blair

(2014)

Ontario Court of Appeal

2014 ONCA 680

http://canlii.ca/t/gdskb

Pavicic v. Office of the Legislative Assembly

(2014)

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

2014 Claim #25291446

BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. v. Shortt

(2013)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2013 ONSC 1873

http://canlii.ca/t/fwtw5

Hamid v. Milaj

(2013)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2013 ONSC 2104

http://canlii.ca/t/fxgwj

Winger v. Eurocopter Canada Ltd.

(2013)

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

2013 Claim #25599018

Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc. v. Marsh Canada Ltd.

(2012)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2012 ONSC 7049

http://canlii.ca/t/fv6lx

Bank of Montreal v. Sherman

(2012)

Federal Court

2012 FC 1513

http://canlii.ca/t/fvn7n

Chandran v. National Bank of Canada

(2012)

Ontario Court of Appeal

2012 ONCA 205

http://canlii.ca/t/fqrrh

Maple Leaf Consumer Foods and UFCW, Local 175 (Langlois), Re

(2012)

Ontario Labour Arbitration

2012 CarswellOnt 12387

Toronto Star Newspapers Limited v Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, Local 87-M, Southern Ontario Newspaper Guild

(2012)

Ontario Labour Arbitration

2012 CanLII 26200

http://canlii.ca/t/frc53

Chatten v. Linamar Transportation

(2011)

Canada Arbitration

2011 CarswellNat 3467

Love v. Acuity Investment Management Inc.

(2011)

Ontario Court of Appeal

2011 ONCA 130

http://canlii.ca/t/2fv66

Ellis v. Linamar

(2010)

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

2010 Claim #24729405

Lintool Manufacturing v. Ward

(2010)

Ontario Labour Relations Board

2010 CanLII 74190

http://canlii.ca/t/2dx44

MD Management Ltd. v. Campbell et al

(2010)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2010 ONSC 2315

http://canlii.ca/t/29m2z

Stewart v. Oribine

(2010)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2010 ONSC 1688

http://canlii.ca/t/28x3d

Electrical Trade Bargaining Agency of the Electrical Contractors Assn. of Ontario v. V.K. Mason Construction Ltd.

(2009)

Ontario Labour Relations Board

2009 CarswellOnt 9242

Orr v. Magna Entertainment Corp.

(2009)

Ontario Court of Appeal

2009 ONCA 776

http://canlii.ca/t/26ggn

Pal v. Powell

(2009)

Ontario Divisional Court

2009 CanLII 7098

http://canlii.ca/t/22k80

Tedla v. Emtol Manufacturing

(2009)

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal

2009 HRTO 2082

http://canlii.ca/t/26wtk

Clark v. BMO Nesbitt Burns

(2008)

Ontario Court of Appeal

2008 ONCA 663

http://canlii.ca/t/20zdz

Cohen v. Moore

(2008)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2008 CanLII 2148

http://canlii.ca/t/1vjcl

Qiu v. Eagle Precision Technologies Ltd.

(2008)

Ontario Labour Relations Board

2008 CanLII 56374

http://canlii.ca/t/21d3j

Affiliations

  • The Advocates Society
  • The Ontario Bar Association
  • The National Club
  • HRPA Toronto Chapter Board of Directors
  • John Wanless Child Care Board of Directors

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