• 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

Out-of-country medical care for youth with mental health disabilities
  • November 25, 2015

Bakerlaw has been extensively involved in filing applications with OHIP for out-of-country treatment, as well as filing appeals of negative OHIP decisions to the Health Services Appeal and Review Board. Many of our clients have been adolescents and young adults with complex mental health disabilities who urgently require residential treatment in specialized facilities in the […]

Alberta Disability Forum’s “Dialogue on Health and Physician-Assisted Dying”
  • October 30, 2015

On October 29, 2015, David Baker participated in the Alberta Disability Forum’s “Dialogue on Health and Physician-Assisted Dying” alongside Dr. Eric Wasylenko. Dr. Wasylenko is a palliative care physician in the Calgary area, and a clinical ethicist with the Health Quality Council of Alberta.  He is also a member of the John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre […]

Bakerlaw Demands Government Adhere to Accessible Procurement Policies
  • October 22, 2015

Bakerlaw is currently working on bringing a case against the Federal Government for its failure to procure accessible technologies for its employees. A few years ago, bakerlaw represented the Applicant in Jodhan v Canada (link to case). Ms.  Jodhan is visually impaired and was unable to access public Federal Government websites. These websites were not compatible with […]

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.