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Malcolm MacKillop

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Adela Zawadzki

Bio

Malcolm is a founding member of SOM LLP and has practiced exclusively in employment law for more than 25 years. He is a member of both the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Law Society of Upper Canada. Malcolm represents employers and senior executives in all areas of employment law, including wrongful dismissal, human rights, and employee obligations. He has particular expertise in fiduciary litigation.

Malcolm is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil Litigation. He has represented clients before all levels of court in Ontario, including in appeals before the Ontario Court of Appeal and Federal Court of Appeal. He has also appeared before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and in adjudications under the Canada Labour Code.

Malcolm has been Lexpert ranked in the Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. He has also achieved the highest Peer Rating (BV) by Martindale-Hubbel. Malcolm has authored a number of acclaimed texts in employment law, and has published columns in the Globe & Mail and Toronto Star newspapers. He has provided on-air commentary to radio broadcasts as well as CBC and CTV. Malcolm was awarded the Queen Elizabeth medal for philanthropy abroad by the Governor General of Canada. He is a past board member of the National Ballet of Canada, the Toronto Human Resources Professional Association, and the National Club.

Cases

Payne v. Bank of Montreal - 2014

(2014)

Canada Labour Code Adjudication

[2014] C.L.A.D. No. 32

Bank of Montreal v. Sasso

(2013)

Federal Court

2013 FC 584

Payne v. Bank of Montreal - 2013

(2013)

Federal Court of Appeal

2013 FCA 33

Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc. v. Marsh Canada Ltd.

(2012)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2012 ONSC 7049

http://canlii.ca/t/fv6lx

Chandran v. National Bank of Canada

(2012)

Ontario Court of Appeal

2012 ONCA 205

http://canlii.ca/t/fqrrh

Ogbevuon and Bank of Montreal, Re

(2012)

Canada Labour Code Adjudication

2012 CarswellNat 3696

Payne v. Bank of Montreal - 2012

(2012)

Federal Court

2012 FC 431

Roda v. Bank of Montreal

(2012)

Canada Labour Code Adjudication

[2012] C.L.A.D. No. 298

Sherman v. Bank of Montreal

(2012)

Federal Court

2012 FC 1513

Tesfamariam v. Camcor Manufacturing

(2012)

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal

2012 HRTO 1645

Woods v. BMO Nesbitt Burns

(2012)

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal

2012 HRTO 1377

Chandran v. National Bank of Canada - 2011

(2011)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2011 ONSC 777

Duong v. Linamar Corp.

(2011)

Ontario Court of Appeal

2011 ONCA 38

Love v. Acuity Investment Management Inc.

(2011)

Ontario Court of Appeal

2011 ONCA 130

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

LaCalamita v. McCarthy Tetrault LLP

(2010)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2010 ONSC 3724

MD Management Ltd. v. Campbell

(2010)

Ontario Divisional Court

2010 ONSC 4217

Roopnarine v. Bank of Montreal

(2010)

Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

2010 CHRT 5

Cavaliere v. Corvex Manufacturing Ltd.

(2009)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2009 CanLII 28395

Orr v. Magna Entertainment Corp.

(2009)

Ontario Court of Appeal

2009 ONCA 776

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

Clark v. BMO Nesbitt Burns

(2008)

Ontario Court of Appeal

2008 ONCA 663

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

Clark v. BMO Nesbitt Burns -2007

(2007)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

[2007] O.J. No. 4021

Kelly v. Linamar Corp.

(2005)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

[2005] O.J. No. 4899

Pinto v. BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc.

(2005)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

[2005] O.J. No. 2172

Ridgewood Electric Ltd. (1990) v. Robbie

(2005)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

[2005] O.J. No. 617

Geluch v. Rosedale Golf Assn.

(2004)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

[2004] O.J. No. 2740

Robert Half Canada Inc. v. Jeewan

(2004)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2004 CanLII 1532

Hacking v. Skyjack Inc.

(2003)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

[2003] O.J. No. 2227

Sousa v. National Bank of Canada

(2001)

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

2001 CarswellOnt 129

Martin v. Amdahl Canada Ltd.

(2000)

Ontario Labour Relations Board

[2000] O.L.R.D. No. 918

Westinghouse Railway (Canada) Ltd. and CAW, Local 558 (Les), Re

(1999)

Ontario Arbitration

1999 CarswellOnt 7293

Zehrs Markets v. U.F.C.W., Local 617P

(1999)

Ontario Arbitration

1999 CarswellOnt 5420

Bester v. George S. May International Co

(1998)

Ontario Court of Justice - General Divisions

[1998] O.J. No. 1203

I.A.M., Local 1788 v. Invar Manufacturing Ltd.

(1995)

Ontario Arbitration

1995 CarswellOnt 1918

Kettell v. Fortinos Supermarket Ltd.

(1993)

Ontario Labour Relations Board

[1993] O.L.R.B. Rep. 974

Veratec (Canada) Inc. v. U.S.W.A., Local 8505

(1993)

Ontario Arbitration

1993 CarswellOnt 1249

Wabco and U.E., Local 558, Re

(1992)

Ontario Arbitration

1992 CarswellOnt 5540

Loblaws Supermarkets Co. and UFCW, Local 1000A, Re

(1991)

Ontario Arbitration

1991 CarswellOnt 6796

Form Rite and CAW-Canada, Local 27, Re

(1990)

Ontario Arbitration

1990 CarswellOnt 5529

United Food and Commercial Workers International Union,Applicant/Complainant v. Coca-Cola Ltd.

(1989)

Ontario Labour Relations Board

[1989] OLRB Rep. May 427

Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corp. v. Ennis

(1987)

Supreme Court of Newfoundland - Trial Division

[1987] N.J. No. 96

Piercey v. General Bakeries Ltd.

(1987)

Newfoundland Supreme Court - Court of Appeal

Reference re: Workers' Compensation Act, 1983 (Nfld.), [1987] N.J. No. 331

Crown Investcorp Ltd. v. Nfld. & Labrador Housing Corp.

(1986)

Newfoundland Supreme Court - Trial Division

1986 CarswellNfld 135

Murphy v. Truck Bodies (1982) Ltd.

(1986)

Supreme Court of Newfoundland - Trial Division

[1986] N.J. No. 84

Piercey v. General Bakeries Ltd. - 1986

(1986)

Newfoundland - Trial Division

1986 CarswellNfld 195

Kavanagh v. The Battery Limited and Peat, Marwick Limited

(1985)

Newfoundland Supreme Court - Trial Division

[1985] N.J. No. 253

Uni-Spec Inspection Services (Nova) Ltd. v. Leclair

(1985)

Newfoundland - District Court

1985 CarswellNfld 170

Gosse v. Gosse

(1984)

Supreme Court of Newfoundland - Court of Appeal

[1984] N.J. No. 95

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