A recent article by Lisa McLean in Country Guide explores legal obligations for agribusiness related to sexual harassment in the workplace. “Whether you’re a manager at a large corporation or you own a farm business that hires a small cohort of staff, you’re obligated under the law to provide a harassment-free workplace, says Cherolyn Knapp, a partner at Guelph-based law firm, Nelson, Watson LLP.?”
For the rest of the article, go to: https://www.country-guide.ca/2018/02/02/what-ontario-law-says-about-workplace-harassment/52492/
Creative Solutions for addressing the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, Bill 148
Cherolyn Knapp of Nelson, Watson LLP will be speaking on what will the changes to rules about minimum wage, vacation pay, personal emergency leave and equal pay for equal work mean to your business and how will you plan for the changes? Join us for this important information and strategy workshop.
Wed, 29 November 2017 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
Business Centre Guelph-Wellington 14 Macdonell Street, Guelph, Ontario
Lunch will be provided.
Link to register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/lunch-learn-minimum-wage-is-going-up-whatcha-gonna-do-tickets-39730539112
Lunch and Learn Series Sponsored by Global Currency Services
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Litigation Law Clerk required for contract position starting late July 2017 until mid-September 2018. Here is a link to the posting:
Deadline to apply is July 6, 2017 at 4:30 pm.
Looking to break into practice outside the GTA? This may the opportunity for you. Practice law in Guelph, one of Canada’s best cities to live. Vibrant, growing, community law firm seeks litigation/employment associate with litigation experience for a 10 to 12 month contract to cover a parental leave. Start date February 1, 2017.
Primary focus of practice will be civil litigation, including employment, human rights, commercial disputes, property, estates and other general civil litigation. Work with a litigation team which includes partner, associate, paralegal and law clerk support.
The ideal candidate possesses experience in one or more of the above areas of law, strong desire to live and work in Guelph interest in civil litigation and/or employment law, desire to help individuals and small to medium businesses, and the attributes of a self-starter, team player, excellent written and verbal communicator, problem-solver and trusted legal advisor.
Reply by email to email@example.com with covering letter addressed to C. Knapp, resume, references and compensation expectations. Discretion assured.
Deadline December 14, 2016.
See our posting on Indeed.ca
Experienced law clerk needed for real estate and corporate practice in busy office in Guelph. The ideal candidate will be organized and an excellent communicator. Reply with covering letter addressed to L. Villar, resume, references and compensation expectations to be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline December 6, 2016.
See our Indeed.ca posting here
On July 29, 2016, Nelson, Watson LLP opened their doors at 15 Lewis Road in Guelph!
After multiple renovations and months of planning Nelson, Watson has successfully relocated to Lewis Road. The move marks a milestone at the firm as we continue to expand while offering the same quality services as well as more parking and meeting rooms to better serve current and future clients.
Visit our contact page for directions to our new office.
We are counting down the days! On July 29, 2016, Nelson, Watson LLP will open its doors at 15 Lewis Road, Suite 101, Guelph, Ontario N1H 1E9.
The new office is easily accessible from the Hanlon Expressway/Hwy 6 and Speedvale Avenue. There will be ample parking, meeting rooms and work space for our team.
Telephone, email and facsimile contact information will remain the same.
We are looking forward to offering the same great quality of service in a bigger space! If you need help finding our location, please visit this map for directions.
We are pleased to announce Kimberley Landoni has been selected as one of 6 successful candidates to represent the Central West Region on the Ontario Bar Association Council. Kim replaces Cherolyn Knapp following her completion of six years serving on OBA Council.
Kim was called to the bar in June 2015 and is an associate lawyer at Nelson, Watson LLP. She practices mainly civil litigation, employment and human rights law with Cherolyn Knapp and Heather MacDougall. Kim grew up in Arthur and plays roller derby in her spare time.
Nelson, Watson LLP is moving! As of August 1, 2016, our address will be 15 Lewis Road, Guelph. The new office is easily accessible from the Hanlon Expressway/Hwy 6 and Speedvale Avenue. There will be ample parking, meeting rooms and work space for our team. Here is a map of the new location. Our other contact information will remain the same. Stay tuned for more details!
Wolfe, Smith & Forster LLP will stay at its downtown Fergus location at 140 St. Andrew Street West, Fergus.