• 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

Contingency Fee Agreement Study
  • January 19, 2017

Professor Allan Hutchinson recently released “A Study of the Costs of Legal Services in Personal Injury Litigation in Ontario” (link). Prof. Hutchinson examines the use of contingency retainers and evaluates the benefit of such agreements. If you don’t have time to read the full report, this article summarizes the report here (link). Professor Hutchinson recognizes […]

Bakerlaw is Hiring!
  • January 6, 2017

Bakerlaw will be hiring a summer student for 2017! We anticipate that the work will have a significant focus on Charter cases, along with other practice areas at bakerlaw. Applications should include a cover letter outlining fit with Bakerlaw, including litigation/advocacy skills and experience, research and policy skills, knowledge of disability, equality rights and charter […]

Farewell Thoughts from Bakerlaw’s Intern from Denmark
  • December 22, 2016

This fall, bakerlaw hosted Hiba Chanchiri, an intern from Denmark. She shared with us some reflections of her experience: This autumn, I had the opportunity to intern with bakerlaw and explore Canadian law through the many cases I got to work on. I am a law student at the University of Southern Denmark currently doing […]

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.