Mathews Dinsdale lawyers from coast-to-coast recognized in the 2022 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as leaders in Labour Law, Employment Law, Construction Labour Relations, Occupational Health & Safety Law and Workers’ Compensation Law.
Law Society of Ontario
McMaster University, B.A. (Hons.)
Queen’s University, J.D.
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
Jim is a Partner in our Toronto office. His current practice is focused on guiding employers through Ontario Labour Relations Board proceedings such as certification applications and unfair labour practice complaints. He also has experience with collective bargaining and grievance arbitration in the union setting, as well as human rights tribunal proceedings.
Jim assists employers with both union and non-union workforces in a wide range of industries, particularly contractors of all sizes in the construction industry as they manage relationships with Ontario’s construction trade unions.
22 Mathews Dinsdale lawyers, from coast-to-coast, are recognized as leaders in The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2022 in the fields of Labour and Employment Law, Workers' Compensation Law, Education Law, Employee Benefits Law and Immigration Law.
Mathews Dinsdale lawyers from coast-to-coast recognized in the 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as leaders in Labour Law, Employment Law, Construction Labour Relations, Occupational Health & Safety Law and Workers’ Compensation Law.
Mathews Dinsdale is pleased to welcome John Craig as a Partner to the Firm. John's practice is focused on providing strategic advice to employers, and representing them before arbitrators, labour relations boards, human rights tribunals and the courts. Welcome to our team!
Mathews Dinsdale is pleased to welcome John Illingworth as a Partner to the Firm. John’s practice includes a broad range of labour and employment issues, with a special focus on workers’ compensation, occupational health and safety, and labour relations.
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