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

Housing to Become a Human Right in Canada
  • October 4, 2019

The Canadian Government has introduced the National Housing Strategy Act that affirms housing as a human right. The Act will invest more than $55 billion over the next ten years to give Canadians safe and affordable housing. For years, advocates…

New changes to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board as of October 1, 2019
  • September 27, 2019

The Government of Ontario announced plans to enhance the Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP) to replace the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB). The program will be known as the Victim Quick Response Program + (VQRP+), which builds on the existing…

Petition to Reform the Assistive Devices Program
  • September 5, 2019

The Disability Justice Network of Ontario (DJNO) has started a petition to change the current Assistive Devices Program (ADP) that makes it extremely difficult for people with disabilities to access the devices they need. The ADP is chronically underfunded and…

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Tell us your story

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Decide on your next action

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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.