Adrian D. Jakibchuk

Adrian D. Jakibchuk
Telephone: 416 860 6731
Fax: 416 350 6914

Suite 2100, Scotia Plaza
40 King Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 3C2

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Adrian D. Jakibchuk is a member of our Employment & Labour Group and his practice focuses on the representation of management across a broad spectrum of employment and labour law matters. He regularly advises and represents clients in matters concerning wrongful and constructive dismissal litigation; human rights; employment standards; occupational health and safety; employment contracts, handbooks, policies and procedures; grievance arbitration; collective agreement negotiation and administration; labour board applications (including certification, decertification and sale of business applications, as well as unfair labour practice complaints); and union avoidance.

Adrian frequently appears before the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and labour arbitrators and mediators. He has written several articles published in leading employment law publications and has presented on various topics in the fields of labour and employment law, including a 10-week course on "Managing Risk in Construction" for the Construction Institute of Canada.

Prior to joining Cassels Brock, Adrian was a lawyer in the Toronto office of a global employment & labour firm.


University of Toronto, J.D., 2005

Recent Work

Publications, Newsletters and Articles

Keeping a Lid on It – Ontario Court of Appeal Reinforces 24 Months as Presumptive Limit for Reasonable Notice Awards

Employers' Anxious Wait is Over with the Arrival of the Federal Government's New EI Parental Sharing Benefit

2018: The Year in Review in Employment Law

Separating the "Apples" From the "Oranges" – When Can Paid Time Off Benefits Replace Personal Emergency Leave?

Nothing Ambiguous About It - Ontario Court of Appeal Brings Some Clarity to the Interpretation of Termination Clauses

If Only It Read "Only" – Ontario Court Nullifies Termination Clause then Proposes a Corrected Version

Conferences, Speaking Engagements, Events

Kristin Taylor, Adrian Jakibchuk and Stefanie Di Francesco Speaking on the Latest Developments in Employment Law at the Toronto Board of Trade

Call to the bar

Ontario, 2006


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association


Employment & Labour

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