Our Employment and Immigration Practice

We routinely and regularly offer a wide range of employment and immigration related services under the Corporate and Commercial Department which works at all times in close collaboration with the NGO and non-profit practice of the firm.

We provide legal assistance in relation to individual and collective employment contracts, internal regulations and policies, confidentiality, restrictive covenants and non-compete agreements, management contracts, health and safety rules and regulations and data protection issues that arise in an employment context. In addition, we also represent clients in employment-related disputes.

Our Immigration services include obtaining and renewal of visas, passes and work permits for both foreign nonprofit expatriate workers and their dependents.

Employment and Immigration Highlights

  • •Represented Great Lakes Coffee in a labor dispute involving 11 formal employees that were represented by Platform for Labour Action, resulting in a successful settlement for our client.
  • •Advised War Child Canada, JSI Research & Training Institute and Plan International on employment law related matters including disciplinary proceedings and the negotiations and settlements of terminations
  • •Under the Trust Law partnership with Thomson Reuters, advised and prepared a human resource manual for Wana Energy Solutions, a natural gas manufacturing and distributing social business.
  • •Advising, drafting and reviewing human resource manuals and employment agreements and contracts for a number of corporate entities, international organizations and nonprofits including: Plan International; Wildlife Conservation Society; Great Lakes Coffee; War Child Canada; Peripheral Vision International; YSBF; Grameen Foundation Uganda; JSI Research & Training Institute; Jhpiego, an affiliate of John Hopkins University; UZURI Health & Beauty Limited, Goldmine Finance Limited; Orion Transformers & Electrics Ltd; and, Trocaire Uganda.