Law Society of Alberta
Law Society of Ontario
Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
Dalhousie University, LL.B.
University of King’s College, B.A.
Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.M.
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers
Canadian Bar Association
CPHR Nova Scotia
International Bar Association
Tara provides strategic advice to employers and works as a partner with human resource professionals and in-house counsel of Canada’s leading employers. Working from the Halifax office, she represents employers across Canada. Tara is a member of the Nova Scotia, Ontario and Alberta Bars.
Tara counsels her clients on all conceivable day-to-day employment matters, ranging from plant closures to advising them on conducting sexual harassment investigations to developing plans of action for employees seeking accommodation of disability, religion, and family status. She defends employers in court facing wrongful dismissal claims and argues grievance arbitration cases before labour arbitrators. Tara assists in the defence of human rights complaints and acts for employers in matters before labour relations boards including applications for certification and in bargaining collective agreements.
Tara is a Certified Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) (formerly CHRP). In 2003, Tara spearheaded the founding of the Canadian Association of Counsel of Employers (CACE) and was its first director.
Industry recognitionBest Lawyers® in Canada
Labour and Employment LawCanadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Workers’ Compensation LawChambers and Partners Canada
Employment and Labour Law – Atlantic CanadaWho's Who Legal
Global Leader, Labour and Employment Law
National Leader, Canada – Labour, Employment and Benefits
Heenan Ross AwardAppointed Queen’s Counsel
Tara Erskine, QC spoke at a Women General Counsel Canada event in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Tara Erskine QC spoke on a panel on at the Ius Laboris Congress in Toronto.
Tara Erskine, QC spoke on a Lawyers’ Panel at the Faculty Bargaining Services National Academy and Annual Conference in Toronto.
Tara Erskine, QC spoke at the Faculty Bargaining Services National Academy and Annual Conference in Montreal.
Tara Erskine, QC chaired the panel at the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers Annual conference in Charlottetown.
Tara Erskine, QC spoke on the panel at the Lancaster House Atlantic Canada Human Rights and Labour Law Conference, Halifax.
Tara Erskine, QC participated in a panel at the International Bar Association Annual Employment and Discrimination Law Conference, Montreal.
Tara Erskine QC. spoke on the panel at the 2017 Faculty Bargaining Services National Academy and Annual Conference in Toronto.
Tara Erskine, QC presented on the panel Cross Canada: Workplace Update annual conference of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers in Calgary, Alberta.
Tara Erskine, QC presented at the inaugural Mathews Dinsdale Halifax Labour and Employment Law Seminar
Tara Erskine, QC was a panelist at the Lancaster audio conference.
Tara Erskine, QC presented at the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers Webinar, Hot Topics in Workplace Human Rights – Alcohol & Drug Testing and Family Status/Caregiving.
Tara Erskine, QC presented at the Human Rights Association of Nova Scotia (HRANS) Annual Law Seminar in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Demystifying Labour Law: A Primer of Canadian Labour Law and Labour Relations and What's New In Academic Labour Law: Atlantic Canada
Tara Erskine Q.C. presented both topics at Faculty Bargaining Services National Academy and Annual Conference in Toronto.
Tara Erskine, QC presented at the McInnes Cooper Labour & Employment Annual Seminar.
Tara Erskine, QC presented at the Employer Advisor Annual Conference in Halifax.
Tara Erskine, QC presented at the Lex Mundi Labor and Employment and Employee Benefits and Pensions Practice Group Joint Global Meeting in Rome, Italy.
Tara Erskine, QC was a panelist at the Lancaster 2016 Human Rights and Labour Law Conference in Halifax.
Tara Erskine, QC presented on the panel Labour Law Update at the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers Annual Conference in Halifax
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