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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

Profile

Christine Jonathan is a senior litigation associate in our firm. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 1988. 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 a wide range of commercial matters including issues relating to shareholder disputes, mortgage and loan enforcement, real property and construction disputes, the enforcement of foreign judgments, fraud, and debtor/creditor disputes.
 
Christine also represents employers and employees in all aspects of employment law including wrongful dismissal and breach of contract cases. She has drafted, negotiated and advised upon numerous executive employment contracts, employment policy handbooks and sexual harassment policies and has advised employers with respect to employment issues arising on the purchase and sale of a business.