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Parmbir Gill Lawyer



Parmbir joined the firm as an associate in 2019. He practices in criminal defence, both at the trial and appellate levels, and in labour and employment law on the side of trade unions, professional associations and individual employees.

Prior to joining the firm Parmbir articled at the Ontario Ministry of Labour, where he gained trial experience prosecuting employers for offences under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Employment Standards Act, 2000. He then completed a year-long clerkship at the Court of Appeal for Ontario, assisting judges on a range of complex civil and criminal matters. 

Parmbir graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2017. While in law school, he spent two semesters at a legal aid clinic representing employees on wrongful dismissal, human rights, and other employment-related claims. In 2017 Parmbir was selected to represent Osgoode at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association mooting competition, where he won the Bonn Law Office Award for Best Cross Examination. He also served as a senior editor on the Journal of Law & Social Policy, a staff writer for the Osgoode student newspaper, and an organizer with the Osgoode Hall Law Union.

Prior to law school Parmbir studied History, first as an undergraduate at the University of Toronto and later as a Master's student at Oxford University. He maintains an active interest in historical scholarship on British colonialism, the labour movement, and socialist strategy.

Parmbir is a member of the Law Union of Ontario, the Criminal Lawyers’ Association, and the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Parkdale Community Legal Services.

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