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Welcome to Pinto Wray James LLP, one of Toronto's most innovative law firms offering superior advice and representation to clients involved in legal disputes. Our goal is to generate the best outcome in the most cost-effective and timely manner possible.


Litigation is at the heart of our practice. We have comprehensive civil litigation experience representing businesses, federal, provincial and municipal governments, post-secondary institutions, professional associations, and individuals in a wide variety of matters.

Workplace Law

Our team of experienced employment and labour lawyers provide advice and litigation support regarding all issues arising in the workplace.

Administrative & Regulatory Law

Our firm has a diverse and comprehensive administrative and regulatory law practice and our lawyers remain at the cutting edge of developments in these complex areas.

Recent Blogs

The Standard of Review Analysis and Wilson v. Atomic Energy, 2015 FCA 17

The Federal Court of Appeal’s decision in Wilson v Atomic Energy, 2015 FCA 17 has added a new layer to the already exceptionally nuanced standard of review analysis where the decision under review is the subject of disagreement among administrative decision-makers. [...]
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Update: Unjust Dismissal Under the Canada Labour Code

The Federal Court of Appeal recently released an important decision that clarifies the law relating to unjust dismissals under the Canada Labour Code ("Code"). In Wilson v Atomic Energy, 2015 FCA 17, the Court overturned a labour adjudicator's decision that any dismissal without cause under the Code was an unjust dismissal. [...]
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Scotiabank Employees Settle Class Action Lawsuit for Unpaid Overtime

The Bank of Nova Scotia ("Scotiabank") has reached a settlement with its employees in a class action involving a claim for unpaid overtime. In our previous blog posts, we have been following the case of Fulawka v. Bank of Nova Scotia. This case involved a bid by a group of Scotiabank employees to obtain certification [...]
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