Twila Reid

Partner

“I pride myself on not simply hearing my clients’ challenges, but acutely listening to them - allowing me to exceed their expectations.”

A valued member of your team.

Twila helps employers deal with all manner of labour and employment issues from absenteeism, including vague medical notes, to disability claims to employees who are poor performers. Her experience lies in drafting appropriate policies, effective implementation and follow up.


Representative matters

Twila’s clients see her as a confidante, someone who listens and is truly engaged in helping them achieve their objectives. She exceeds expectations by offering practical advice and creatively solving current needs as well as anticipating future ones.

Areas of practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Labour and Employment
  • Labour Relations
  • Litigation
  • Litigation – Public Law
  • Medical Negligence
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Pensions & Employee Benefits
  • Professional Liability
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Workplace Human Rights

BAR ADMISSION(S)

Newfoundland and Labrador, 2003

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

EDUCATION

University of New Brunswick, LL.B., 2002
Memorial University of Newfoundland, B.A. (honours), 1999

ACTIVITIES

  • Treasurer, Section Executive, CBA National Administrative Law Section
  • Chair, Administrative Law Section, NL Branch CBA
  • Member, Labour & Employment Section, NL Branch CBA
  • Member, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
  • Member, Human Resource Professionals of NL (HRPNL)
  • Member, Canadian Association of University Solicitors (CAUS)
  • Director, School Lunch Association, Inc.
  • Past Director, St. John's Status of Women Council, 2002-2011

LANGUAGE(S)

English

Publications

  • Creator and writer, Canadian Lawyer Magazine online column, The Twila Zone

Presentations

  • Presenter, Stewart McKelvey Labour and Employment Client Day (NL), October 2014
  • Presenter, Stewart McKelvey Let's Do Business Seminar, October 2014
  • Presenter, St. John's Board of Trade Workshop Find and Create Great Employees, September 2014
  • Presenter, Insight Information's Atlantic Canada Construction Labour & Employment Relations Forum, June 2014
  • Presenter, NLEC Case Law Review, May 2014

Suite 1100, Cabot Place
100 New Gower Street
St. John's, NL, Canada
A1C 6K3

P 709.570.8828
F 709.722.4565
C 709.685.7535

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LEGAL ASSISTANT(S)

Erinn House

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