Patrick Pengelly is a Partner in our Labour & Employment Group in Toronto.
Patrick represents clients in a variety of labour and employment issues including employment standards, wrongful dismissals, human rights, occupational health and safety, labour arbitrations, and employment issues arising in corporate transactions.
Patrick received his BA (Hons.) in Political Studies from Queen’s University in 2004, and a JD from Queen’s University in 2012. As a law student, he was awarded the Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP Prize In Torts and the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History Book Prize. He also served as Articles Editor of the Queen’s Law Journal. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Patrick toured extensively around the world as the drummer and co-founder of a Juno Award-winning band.
He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Ontario Bar Association.
RECENT PUBLICATIONS & ATTRIBUTIONS
Article in Toronto Law Journal: “Reopening a Safe Workplace: To test employees temperatures or not?” June 2020.
Article in Toronto Law Journal: "Termination Provisions: Challenges and Strategies," April 2016.