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Tim Lawson recognized for leadership and innovation at the 2019 Canadian HR Awards

Toronto, September 13, 2019 –  Tim Lawson, McCarthy Tetrault’s National Labour and Employment Practice Group Leader, was named Best Labour & Employment Lawyer (within a practice) at the 2019 Canadian HR Awards held in Toronto last night.

Showing innovation and adaptability in addressing the issues facing HR and in-house legal clients, Tim was recognized for championing a number of innovative client services and solutions designed with the HR community in mind. These include interactive training programs, the HR compliance diagnostic tool, and the integration of HR professionals into the L&E Group.

“Tim demonstrates strong leadership as he continues to effectively drive national integration of the firm’s Labour & Employment practice,” said Barbara Boake, McCarthy Tétrault’s National Practice Leader. “His deep understanding of the connections between the HR function, the law and business realities allows him to effectively deliver practical and pragmatic solutions that are responsive to every workplace issue.”

Tim represents many significant Canadian and international employers, both provincially and federally regulated, on labour and employment matters of all types. His legal practice is vibrant, encompassing collective bargaining, labour board proceedings, wrongful dismissal, judicial review, workplace investigations, and strategic workforce structuring.

About the Canadian HR Awards

For the past five years, the Canadian HR Awards has been recognized as the premier independent industry awards that sets the very gold standard for excellence in the Canadian human resources industry. It recognizes the outstanding successes in leadership, service, innovation, support, and principle, all of which have continuously driven the industry forward.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres as well as in New York City and London, UK.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.

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