Our employment lawyers assist clients in private and public sectors with wrongful dismissal, severance packages, constructive dismissal, contracts, human rights and discrimination, class and group actions, health and safety, harassment, employment standards, policies, retirement compensation, security clearance, taxation, workers' compensation and many others throughout Ontario and Canada.
Our family law group addresses all family law issues including separation, divorce, cohabitation agreement, common law, adoption, child support, same-sex marriage, custody agreements, spousal support and many others to help make the legal process as painless as possible.
Starting your own business, or running an existing enterprise, requires a considerable investment: not just financial, but emotional as well.
Our personal injury group offers free consultations to obtain settlements for the injured due to car, motorcycle, bicycle, snowmobile, boating, aircraft, diving, swimming pool or skiing accidents, slip and fall, food poisoning, assault, medical malpractice, injury by defective product and the negligence of others and many more.
When you find yourself in a legal dispute that looks like it’s headed for the courtroom, you want a strong advocate at your side.
Our Wills and Estates group provides comprehensive advice with Wills, Powers of Attorney, guardianship matters, trusts and asset protection planning, charitable giving, recreational properties, estate administration, disputes, bequests, estate tax, passing of accounts and many more.
Our real estate and development lawyers assist landlords and tenants in retail, industrial and multi-tenant buildings with transactions, acquisition, financing, development, conversion and sale of real estate interests in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario.
Our senior population has been steadily increasing over the past fifty years. Recent statistics have shown that, for the first time, seniors make up a larger share of the population than children.
Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP provides advice on all aspects of organizing workers, bargaining rights, collective agreements, labour relations legislation, representing members before professional tribunals, human rights, harassment rights, union administration, workers compensation and many others in the private sector and public service.
- Union administration and member representation
- Maintaining member rights in restructuring situations
- Workers compensation
- Organizing workers and getting bargaining rights
- Collective agreements interpretation and administration
- Making effective use of labour relations legislation
- Negotiation of federal and provincial collective agreements
- Representing members before professional tribunals
- Harassment rights
- Human rights and discrimination
- Workers’ Compensation Consulting
- Union Consulting
Our intellectual property lawyers and patent and trademark agents assist with a wide range of services including applications, transfer agreements, franchise contracts, negotiating agreements, procurement of patents, trademarks, industrial designs, trade secrets, IP infringement, unfair competition, dispute resolutions, drafting and obtaining IP rights and many others to clients worldwide.
Our Insurance Defence lawyers handle matters for clients including personal injury and fatality, general liability, fire loss, arson, environmental claims, life and disability claims, fraudulent claims, product liability and professional liability for lawyers, dentists, architects, engineers, accountants, agents and brokers throughout Ontario.
Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP's Indigenous Law group services include implementation of land claims agreements, taxation issues, land use and habitat issues, revenue sharing, resource development negotiations, construction contracts, employment matters, residential school claims and many others that may be required by First Nations and Inuit Organizations.
- Trust and taxation issues
- Government procurement
- Land claims and self-government
- Community housing and real estate development
- Employment matters
- Membership issues
- Business agreements
- Residential school claims
- Harvesting rights
- Revenue sharing and benefit agreements
- Consultation and accommodation protocols
- Land use, parks, and habitat issues
- Overlap agreements
If you are an individual or organization that requires assistance in resolving an issue, you have come to the right place. We know that your time is valuable and that you want to resolve your issue as quickly as possible. Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP's mediation services are provided by Peter Cronyn, an experienced lawyer and mediator with our firm.