Caroline Spindler

Associate Halifax, T: 902.334.0438 F: 902.332.0444

Corinne Hartlen, Paralegal Assistant 902.334.0434 x634 chartlen@mathewsdinsdale.com

Biography

Bar admission

Law Society of New Brunswick
Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society

Education

University of New Brunswick, B.Sc.
University of New Brunswick, J.D.

Membership and affiliations

CPHR Nova Scotia
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
Canadian Bar Association

Profile

Caroline is an associate in our Halifax Office. A Nova Scotia native, she holds a J.D. degree from the University of New Brunswick. Caroline practices in all areas of workplace law, advising and representing employers on issues involving discipline and discharge, wrongful dismissal actions, grievance arbitration, collective bargaining, human rights, and workers’ compensation matters. She also regularly assists employers with a wide range of other matters, including the preparation of employment contracts and employment policies as well as dispute resolution before labour, employment, human rights, and other administrative tribunals. Caroline has a broad understanding of the issues employers face with respect to the duty to accommodate and before law school worked as a kinesiologist performing return to work assessments.

At Law School, Caroline was awarded the J. Gordon Petrie, Q.C. Prize in Labour and Employment Law as well as a prize for the highest standing in Trial Practice. Caroline spent a semester abroad studying Public International Law and European Union Law at Örebro University in Örebro, Sweden.

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