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  • Osgoode Hall - LLB, 1986
  • Called to the bar: 1988

  • Construction Lien
  • Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mtg Enforcement

  • Christine is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar Association, Advocate’s Society and the Volunteer Lawyers Service, a pro bono legal service assisting non-profit and charitable organizations.  
  • Christine is also a Director on the Board of East York Leaning Experience, a community literacy organization.
  • Christine has appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice, the Ontario Superior Court, the Divisional Court of Ontario and the Ontario Court of Appeal. She has also represented clients before numerous administrative tribunals and at countless mediations.

  • How Changes to the Human Right Code Impact Wrongful Dismissal Claims, Lancaster House, 2008
  • Good Faith Dismissal Tips, Canadian Gaming Lawyer Magazine, Volume 1, Number 1 May 2008
  • Honda Canada Inc. v. Keayes:  Gaming Facility Operators Can breathe a Sigh of Relief, published in Canadian Gaming Lawyer Magazine, Volume 1 Number 2 September 2008
  • Enforcement of Foreign Judgment by Canadian Courts published by the International Business Law Consortium, 1997
  • Spoke to Eastern Canadian Launderers and Dry Cleaners Association and Ontario Fabricare Association regarding employment issues on June 7, 2014.

Profile

Christine Jonathan is a senior litigation lawyer in our firm.  Christine graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1986, and prior to that, she completed an Honours BA at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
 
Christine practices in the areas of civil and commercial litigation and employment law. She acts for clients in a wide range of commercial matters including issues relating to shareholder disputes, mortgage and loan enforcement, real property and construction disputes, commercial landlord and tenancy disputes; and business insurance matters. 
 
Christine also represents employers and employees in all aspects of employment law including wrongful and constructive dismissal cases; including mediations, Employment Standards Act issues, privacy and breach of contract cases. She  negotiates, drafts and advises upon numerous executive employment contracts, and employment policy handbooks and has advised employers with respect to employment issues arising on the purchase and sale of a business; including cross border employment issues.