• We remove barriers

    because that is accessible justice.

  • Disability, Human Rights, Litigation, Tribunal

    over 35 years of experience

  • Winning cases other lawyers dismissed as unwinnable.

    We let you know if you have a case.

Bakerlaw is a recognized leader in disability and human rights law.

We have developed extensive experience representing non-profit organizations, employees, patients, students and parents from a wide range of social, economic and ethnic backgrounds.

Based in Toronto, Canada, we offer a broad range of litigation services, and also advocate for our clients

outside the courtroom in mediations and negotiations, and through government relations and research work.

Recent Articles

A Push for More Support for Children with Autism in Ontario Schools
  • September 8, 2016

Earlier this year, Bakerlaw took on a case to try to get Intensive Applied Behaviour Analysis (Intensive ABA) into Ontario schools for our client Jack. Jack is a 5 year old boy who has Autism. Jack’s parents have seen how much their son benefits from Intensive ABA which is the leading approach in teaching children […]

Institutionalization as a Form of Discrimination
  • September 6, 2016

Bakerlaw recently helped our client, Audrey Cole settle her son’s case against the Ontario government. Her son Ian has developmental disabilities and requires extensive homecare support which exceeded the regulatory caps. Thankfully, Audrey was able to fund the additional care Ian required above the cap through donations and private insurance thus preventing him from needing […]

Some of Our Clients are Working Through a Medical Maze
  • September 1, 2016

This recent Accessible Media Inc. video (link) features one of bakerlaw’s clients who was discriminated against by her doctor. We helped our client file a complaint to the Health Services Appeal and Review Board regarding her experience. Follow this link (link to video) to learn more about Margaret’s experience and others who have disabilities and have […]

Our Process

Tell us your story

Be prepared when you call to provide the intake officer with a brief outline of your matter, as well as the answers to a few questions.

Decide on your next action

Taking on a legal action can be time consuming, so discuss the advice you've received from your initial call with Bakerlaw with a trusted friend.

Complete a retainer agreement

Once you and a Bakerlaw lawyer have determined that Bakerlaw will act on your behalf, your retainer agreement will be prepared. The retainer agreement outlines items such as the scope and nature of our services, our fees, and the required retainer/up-front payment.