Human Rights and Equality Law

Human rights and equality law is a specialized and evolving area of law. There are a number of forums in which human rights matters can be addressed, and a variety of remedies that can be sought.

Millard & Company has considerable expertise and experience in human rights and equality law. Our lawyers have advised and represented clients on all manner of human rights and equality issues before human rights tribunals and before all levels of court in Ontario and federally, including the Supreme Court of Canada. Millard & Company provides expert advice and advocacy relating to human rights and equality issues that may arise at work or in the community including harassment and discrimination based on age, sex, gender, disability, and other protected grounds.

If you have been affected by a potential human rights or equality issue, whether as a complainant or a respondent, please contact Millard & Company so that we can assist you in understanding your rights and obligations and can advocate on your behalf in order to attain the best possible resolution of your case.

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Practice Areas

Wrongful Dismissal

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Human Rights Complaints

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Testimonials

"It was an absolute pleasure to work with Ben Millard at Millard & Company Barristers and Solicitors. Before signing on to use his services he took the time to answer any and all questions we had so that we felt confident when choosing him to help us with our legal matter. Once we signed on, this did not change. He was always very quick to answer our questions or address our concerns. He was very quick to let us know our next moves and did not sit on anything which was well appreciated. Would recommend to anyone to use his services. Kind, courteous, and genuinely great person to deal with!"

- M. C.

"It was a great pleasure, and a great experience, for our not-for-profit organization to work with Marcus McCann to assist us to rewrite our by-laws. Marcus was professional, knowledgeable and understanding of our issues and committed to helping us to frame our new by-laws in the context of both our organization's vision, mission and values and the law as it relates to not-for-profit organizations. He was diligent, completed the work within the time frame we agreed upon, responded to phone calls and emails promptly, and was always courteous to me and my colleagues. I thoroughly recommend Marcus for any organization who needs legal assistance, particularly in developing by-laws."

- J. M.

"Within a day I was connected to Ben Millard and he walked me through the approach and compensation once he understood my circumstances. He negotiated a good deal and it was settled in less than three weeks (would have been faster except for summer holiday). He was always available for questions during the negotiation and will answer questions on any future contracts vis a vis the severance package. With Ben I know I got the best deal i could."

- T. S.

"This is the second occasion for me reaching out to Ben Millard for his employment related expertise. I greatly appreciate Ben’s clear and concise counsel. His ability to distill the relevant and important issues from all the “noise” makes working with him to be efficient and effective. I would not hesitate to recommend him for any employment law matters."

- T. W.