Lawyer Profile Detail
Patrick Pengelly is an associate 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.
Patrick was called to the Ontario bar in 2013. 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: "Termination Provisions: Challenges and Strategies," April 2016
- Article in Toronto Law Journal: Doyle v. Zochem Inc.: A good example of an employer’s many overlapping duties and obligations in the workplace, April 2017
- Article in Toronto Law Journal: “Active employment” conditions on bonus eligibility over the notice period: a reminder to review your policies regularly, October 2017
- Case Comment in Toronto Law Journal: Tim Ludwig Professional Corp v BDO Canada LLP: Extraordinary Damages Available to Expelled Partners
Transactions & Cases
Sun Life Financial Acquires the Bentall Kennedy Group