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Sara Hickey

Partner

PROFILE

Sara practices in the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group.  She maintains a general civil and commercial litigation practice, with an emphasis on employment law.  Sara also has extensive experience in municipal law, as well as planning and regulatory matters.  She has appeared before a variety of courts, boards and tribunals, including the Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, the Human Rights Tribunal, the Labour Relations Board and the Ontario Municipal Board.  Sara is also a proponent of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms and has participated in mediations and arbitrations.

Sara completed her undergraduate studies at Queen's University, where she was awarded the Gold Medal in Psychology.  She then completed her law degree at the University of Western Ontario. 

Sara joined the firm as a summer student in 2008 and articled with the firm from 2009-2010.  She was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2010.

Publications

MAY 21 2020

Doing Business in Canada - 2020 Edition

This comprehensive guide provides an overview of the legal framework governing Canadian business operations and outlines key considerations for investing and conducting business in Canada. Find up-to-date information on the following topics:

  • Types of Business Organizations
  • Directors' Liabilities
  • Foreign Investment and Anti-Competition Legislation
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Securities Regulation
  • Sales and Transfer Taxes
  • Income Taxes
  • Customs and Excise Duties
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment Incentives
  • Immigration Restrictions for Non-Canadians
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Electronic Commerce
  • The French Language Requirements in the Province of Quebec
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MARCH 20 2020

Ontario Amends its Employment Standards Act in Response to COVID:19

On March 19, 2020, in response to the measures imposed on employers and businesses by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19, Bill 186, titled “An Act to amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000” (the "Bill") received Royal Assent from the provincial legislature. Emergency Leave under the Employment Standards Act (the “Act”) now includes both declared emergencies and infectious disease emergencies.

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Representative Work

Wynn Las Vegas, LLC v. Teng, 2012 ONSC 1927

  • Wynn Las Vegas, LLC v. Teng, 2012 ONSC 1927

1268223 Ontario Limited v. Estate of Po Fung

  • 1268223 Ontario Limited v. Estate of Po Fung

Education

  • Admitted to Ontario Bar, 2010
  • University of Western Ontario, Law, Juris Doctor (JD), 2009
  • Queen's University, Psychology, Bachelor of Arts Honours (BAH), 2005

Memberships

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • The Advocates Society
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
     
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