Suite 1000, Brunswick House
44 Chipman Hill
Saint John, N.B.
Language(s) spoken: English
Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 2005; Ontario, 2022
Legal Assistant(s): Francine Bradbury, Wendy Ebbett
Clarence is a management-side labour, employment and human rights lawyer, workplace investigator and mediator who works with a broad variety of clients spanning both public and private sectors including: crown corporations, colleges and universities, municipalities, banks, airports, manufacturing, trucking, construction and IT. Samples of his work include:
- Acting for David Dunsmuir challenging his dismissal and the law with respect to the standard of review and procedural fairness to the Supreme Court of Canada.
- Acting for the New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission in a claim of constructive dismissal by its Executive Director to the Supreme Court of Canada.
- Acting for the New Brunswick Provincial Court Judges Association in the Judicial Remuneration Commission, a constitutionally mandated process designed to set remuneration for judges.
- Acting on behalf of Spielo against an oppression remedy claim in excess of 30 million dollars by a former shareholder and employee.
- Defending various companies facing human rights complaints by employees claiming to have been discriminated against because of maternity leave issues, obesity, disability, mandatory retirement, sex, sexual orientation and religion.
- Performing workplace investigations for in-house counsel and corporations across Canada for complaints of harassment, discrimination, bullying.