UPFH has always been and remains a firm of union-side labour lawyers committed to helping working people meet the mounting challenges to justice in and out of the workplace.
Created in our present form in 2012, we trace our roots back to the first union-side labour law firms founded in 1960s Ontario. With our history comes unique insights and capabilities. From advising strategically on negotiations and contracts to advocating effectively before panels, boards, commissions and courts at all levels, we bring exceptional experience and expertise to meeting the complete needs of trade unions across all sectors.
History of Our Firm
Our firm traces its roots back to one of the first union-side labour specialty firm in Ontario. Through dedication to our clients and to the interests of working people and social justice, we have grown from a small firm with a handful of lawyers to a 45-member team. We are proud to have created a culture focused on belonging, excellence and a passion for workers’ rights.