Derek provides advice and representation to private and public sector employers, on a full range of workplace issues including, but not limited to, collective bargaining, grievance arbitration, employment litigation, and occupational health and safety matters.
Familiar with the unique landscape of construction labour relations, Derek advises employers operating in the construction industry on jurisdictional disputes, as well as union certification, displacement, and termination applications.
Derek also maintains an interest in the rapidly evolving Esports industry and advises clients on issues that are emergent in this sector including preparation and review of player/team contracts, as well as union organization.
Derek is a practical, powerful, and business-minded advocate. He provides creative and cost-effective legal advice, designed to support clients achieve their objectives.