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New partner for Mathews Dinsdale

Tuesday, October 06, 2020 @ 9:14 AM | By John Chunn

Mathews Dinsdale announced that John Illingworth has joined the partnership. 

According to the firm’s press release, Illingworth’s practice includes a broad range of labour and employment issues, with a special focus on workers’ compensation, occupational health and safety and labour relations.

He routinely works with employers to address the challenges of managing a safe workplace. He has assisted clients in developing safety programs, drug and alcohol testing protocols and conducting investigations. He defends companies and supervisors charged with Occupational Health & Safety Act offences, and has extensive experience with workers’ compensation appeals, cost transfer applications, and right of action applications.  

Illingworth has appeared at all levels of court and represents clients at various administrative tribunals across Canada, including workers’ compensation boards, coroner’s inquests, labour relations boards, grievance arbitrations and human rights tribunals. He will be based in the firm’s Toronto office.