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David I. Wakely


Contact
T: 416.408.5515
F: 416.408.4814
E: dwakely@filion.on.ca

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Assistant
Lisbeth Davis
T: 416.408.3221 x2302
F: 416.408.4814
E: ldavis@filion.on.ca

Education/Admissions
  • Call to the Bar, Ontario – 1975
  • University of Western Ontario (Western University), Bachelor of Laws
  • University of Montreal, Honours Degree in Political Science

David I. Wakely
Senior Partner

Executive Summary

David Wakely was a founding member of the firm and has been practising exclusively in the area of labour relations on behalf of management since his call to the Bar in 1975.

He practices in all areas of labour and employment law with the primary focus on collective bargaining and litigation of employment-related matters in the Courts. He represents a large municipal client base in rights arbitrations and interest arbitrations as well as before the OLRB, and other tribunals.

Memberships and Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • The Advocates' Society
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
  • Metropolitan Toronto Board of Trade Labour Relations Committee

Selected Publications, Presentations and Media Mentions

Pension Benefits Legislation in Canada, Employment in Ontario, Butterworths, January, 1978, Co-author  

Employee Benefits in Canada, Second Edition.  

“Labour Issues in Transitioning from Public to Private Sector”, Canadian Institute Seminar, February, 1996, Presenter

“Employee Buyouts in Canada: A Blending of Cultures”, International Relations Association 10th World Congress, 1994

“Downsizing and Labour Adjustments: A Management Perspective”, Canadian Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Programme in Labour Law, December 1993

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