Ernest Tam


Associate Toronto, T: 416.869.8541 F: 416.862.8247

Shantie Balkaransingh Assistant 416.862.8280 x265


Bar admission

Law Society of Ontario


University of Toronto, J.D.
Western University, B.A. (Hons.)

Membership and affiliations

Ontario Bar Association


Ernest is an Associate in the firm’s Toronto office. Ernest advises clients in all areas of labour and employment law, including employment contracts and policies, discipline and termination, occupational health and safety, employment disputes, human rights and labour relations. Ernest provides practical advice to employers that are catered to their specific circumstances and issues to ensure successful and effective workplace solutions.

Prior to joining Mathews Dinsdale Clark as an associate in 2022, Ernest was a summer student at and articled with a national full-service law firm in Toronto.  Ernest completed his JD at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and prior to law school he received his Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at the University of Western Ontario, where he graduated as the gold medalist.

In his free time, Ernest enjoys volunteering for Lawyers Feed the Hungry, making pasta from scratch and biking around the city.


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