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

Workplace Mental Stress
  • March 19, 2019

Work-related chronic mental stress is a diagnosed mental disorder resulting from elements and triggers, or a series of triggers, in their workplace. This is a tough issue, and many workers often struggle to find good advice. The Occupational Health Clinics…

CRTC mandates standard for quality, accessibility and functionality to message relay services
  • March 14, 2019

On December 14, 2018, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) took steps to improve the quality and access to message relay services. These services enable Canadians with a hearing or speech disability to make and receive telephone calls using…

Class action certified for government negligence in abandoning 18 year old disabled people at the bottom of adult waitlists
  • March 11, 2019

On December 14th, 2018, Justice Edward P. Belobaba of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, certified a class action proceeding brought by the father of a disabled person, Briana Leroux. Briana is 20 years old and has a rare brain…

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