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Pak, Ekhlas Smith form partnership

Monday, December 02, 2019 @ 9:36 AM | By Peter Carter


Labour and employment lawyer and The Lawyer’s Daily contributor Jonquille Pak has left Whitten & Lublin to partner with Waheeda Ekhlas Smith at the new firm Pak Smith Employment Lawyers.

According to the firm’s website, Pak, a former naval reservist, was called to the bar in 2007. She has a background in insurance defence litigation and for the past couple of years has been practising exclusively employment law. 

She has represented unionized and non-unionized clients in a wide variety of sectors, including manufacturing, education, mining, business services, health care, telecommunications and media, from small startups to large blue chip companies.

Ekhlas Smith practises exclusively in employment and labour law and acts for both employers and employees.

She has advocated for clients on various employment and workplace related disputes, including wrongful dismissal, human rights matters and labour relations disputes.