Extensive expertise in occupational health and safety law
As a former health and safety prosecutor, Jeremy has detailed and special expertise in OHS and other regulatory matters. Jeremy provides proactive and strategic advice to employers and their management following serious workplace incidents, during regulatory inspections, with respect to work refusals, and on other sensitive health and safety issues. In addition, Jeremy is a very experienced and successful advocate who has conducted numerous trials, appeals and hearings before every level of court in Ontario and before boards of arbitration, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, Occupational Health and Safety Tribunal Canada, and Coroner’s Inquests.
Jeremy is a co-author of the Annotated Occupational Health and Safety Act, a leading text used by lawyers and human resources and OHS professionals. He is also a frequent writer, speaker and lecturer, and is the immediate past chair of the Occupational Health and Safety Subcommittee of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers. Jeremy is recognised as a leading OHS lawyer. He is ranked as ‘consistently recommended’ in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and is listed in the Best Lawyers in Canada.