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

Unbundling legal services
  • August 22, 2019

The Law Society of Ontario (formerly the Law Society of Upper Canada) published an article related to professional obligations regarding unbundling legal services. You can read this article here (link). Unbundling legal services are limited scope retainers whereby the client…

The Vital Importance of Accommodations: Everyone Deserves a Chance
  • August 19, 2019

The following are comments written by Dr. Donna Ouchterlony, M.D., who has practiced in the field of Neurorehabilitation for over 30 years, and who acted as an expert in the case described below. — I was in practice for 50…

Report from the CHRC: Challenges faced by persons with disabilities in employment
  • August 15, 2019

In January 2019, the Canadian Human Rights Commission released a report regarding challenges that persons with disabilities continue to face when looking for work, when seeking workplace accommodations, and when trying to advance in their careers. You can read this…

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.