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Chris practices in the areas of labour law, civil litigation, and professional regulation/discipline. He is also a member of the firm's education and benefits law groups.

Chris' labour and professional regulation/discipline practices focus on the representation of employees in all matters arising from their employment. This includes the representation of professionals before their regulators, as well as grievance arbitration and workplace human rights issues. In his civil litigation practice Chris represents individuals with a range of workplace related issues, including wrongful dismissal, employment standards, and disability benefits.

As counsel, Chris has represented unions, professional organizations, and employees before arbitrators, mediators, and other administrative tribunals. He has also appeared in trial and appellate level courts in both Ontario and Nova Scotia.

Chris received his LL.B. from Dalhousie University. He summered and articled with the firm and he was an associate at the firm prior to becoming a partner.

Education

  • Call to the Bar, 2010
  • Dalhousie University, LL.B., 2009
  • Brock University, M.A., 2005
  • McMaster University, B.A., 2003

Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

Related Events

Event/Nov 1, 2019: 14:30 - 15:10

Stephen Moreau and Chris Perri Speak at 20th Annual Employment Law Summit

Stephen Moreau and Chris Perri speak at  the Law Society of Ontario's  20th Annual Employment Law Summit.  They will be speaking on the...
Event/May 13, 2019: 13:00 - 13:45

Chris Perri Speaks at Human Resources Law For Education Professionals Conference

Chris Perri will be speaking at Osgoode Hall Law School’s Human Resources Law  for Education Professionals Conference about school staff an...
Event/May 14, 2018

Amanda Darrach and Chris Perri Speak at Canadian Legal and Legislative Update

Amanda Darrach and Chris Perri speak at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans' Canadian Legal and Legislative Update.  They will...
Event/Nov 8, 2016

Chris Perri Participates in Lancaster House Skills Training Workshop

Chris Perri participates in Lancaster House Skills Training workshop:  "Recognizing and Accommodating Employees in Mental Distress".  This i...

Related Publications

Article/1 April 2010

Bill 168. Health and Safety: The Intersection of Perspectives on What Makes a School Safe

The issue of school safety has garnered considerable media and legislative attention in recent years. Reports of violence, weapons, harassment, and bu... Read More

Related Blogs

/29 April 2019

Employees, Dependent Contractors and Independent Contractors: What’s the Difference?

What misclassification can mean to you

Workers who are misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees or dependent contractors could be deprived of important benefits. It's i...

Cases

Case/13 March 2019

Cormier v. 1772887 Ontario Limited

In Cormier v. 1772887 Ontario Limited, Christopher Perri and Alex St. John represented Kelly Cormier in a wrongful dismissal action against a com...
Case/20 June 2018

Tagg Industries v. Rieder

Chris Perri acted for the Defendant, Otto Rieder in Tagg Industries v. Rieder, 2018 ONSC 5727.

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