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

The #metoo and #timesup movements are making their impact on the legal profession
  • November 13, 2018

The Law Society’s Equity and Indigenous Affairs Committee has just released a report on the activities of the Duty and Harassment Counsel of the Law Society of Ontario (LSO). The report shows that there been a 50% increase in discrimination…

Another Blow to Access to Justice in Canada
  • October 25, 2018

The Conversation has recently published an article by Doug Ferguson and Jason H. Voss entitled “How a proposed law could cut off legal aid for low-income people”. The article discusses Bill C-75, a federal bill currently before the Standing Committee…

The Ontario Human Rights Commission is hosting a FREE training on its new policy on Accessible Education for Students with Disabilities
  • October 12, 2018

The policy addresses continued barriers to education that students face at all levels of the education system, including: inaccessible build environments inadequate resources and supports in the classroom long waiting lists for professional assessments inappropriate requests by educational institutions for…

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.