What my clients say

"Thank you so much for all of your empathy and support throughout all of this. I trust you and feel I am in the best hands for this negotiation."

Claire
Kane Boychuk

Claire Kane Boychuk is an associate lawyer at Nelligan Law and a member of our Employment Law Group.

Claire is a talented negotiator, listener, and facilitator. She is committed to helping individuals thrive in their work and in their lives, and advocating for employment conditions that respect and celebrate diversity. Claire is relentlessly optimistic, very approachable, and ready to find creative and effective solutions to any problem.

Claire assists clients on a variety of employment and labour issues. As a former law clerk to Justice Anne L. Mactavish at the Federal Court of Canada, she also brings significant expertise to administrative law issues.

Claire is committed to using her legal training to help the most marginalized. During law school, she completed an internship with Disability Rights International in Mexico City. A paper that Claire wrote, “Choosing Citizens: Canada’s Obligations to Migrants with Disabilities”, was cited by the Parliamentary committee that successfully recommended a change to Canadian immigration law.

Claire is also an avid traveler and lover of languages. She is proficient in French and Spanish and speaks intermediate Mandarin Chinese.

Outside of work, you will find Claire hiking or cycling in the Gatineau, spending time with her family, or taking in a concert or art show.

Education
  • Call to the Ontario Bar (2018)
  • B.C.L. / L.L.B., McGill University (2016)
  • B.A. (Hons), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2012)

Authored Posts

Employment Law for Employees
Blog
Reading time: 4 mins
Four mindset shifts to support equity and anti-racism in legal workplaces
  Following the release of the groundbreaking final report of the Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees Working Group, the Law[...]

Practice Groups

Have Questions?

Related Posts

Employment Law for Employees
Blog
Reading time: 3 mins
Employers Now Obligated to Disclose Electronic Surveillance in the Workplace
Bill 88, the Working for Workers Act, 2022, received royal assent on April 11, 2022. One of the most interesting[...]
Employment Law for Employees
Blog
Reading time: 2 mins
The Pandemic May Not Automatically Frustrate Employment Contracts
What is Frustration of Contract? Contract frustration occurs when a contractual obligation can no longer be performed, with no fault[...]
Employment Law for Employers
Blog
Reading time: 3 mins
What should you consider before shifting to the four-day work week?
The four-day work week has been generating a lot of buzz lately. Benefits such as increased productivity, better work-life balance,[...]