• 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

Bakerlaw is Hiring!
  • April 21, 2017

Legal Administrator/Paralegal Position Available Bakerlaw is a small law firm specializing in human rights, disability, health, education and Charter issues. Our clients are typically individuals rather than institutions, and we seek out challenging cases. In your role of Legal Administrator /Paralegal you will have numerous responsibilities including: Conducting client intakes Drafting legal documents and forms […]

Bakerlaw prepares to challenge 2011 amendments to Out-of-Country OHIP legislation
  • April 12, 2017

As indicated in our blog post here (link), Ontario’s Health Insurance Act and specifically the regulations that govern Out-of-Country claims for OHIP funding were significantly restricted by legislative amendments in 2011. Bakerlaw has been retained to challenge one of these amendments, which currently requires that all patients seeking funding for the administration of a drug, […]

Out-of-Country OHIP requests – Bakerlaw continues to help
  • April 12, 2017

Bakerlaw continues to help clients obtain prior approval for OHIP funding for out-of-country medical expenses. Unfortunately the Ministry of Health rarely grants Ontarians’ legitimate requests for out-of-country funding for medically necessary treatment which is unavailable in Ontario on a timely basis. Bakerlaw was a key player in developing this area of law and we continue […]

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.

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