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 unions and individual employees. He has appeared before a number of courts and tribunals in Ontario, including the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Ontario Labour Relations Board and the Grievance Settlement Board.
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. He then completed a year-long clerkship at the Ontario Court of Appeal, 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 worked at a legal aid clinic representing employees on wrongful dismissal, human rights, and other employment-related claims. Parmbir was selected to represent Osgoode at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association mooting competition in 2017, where he won the award for Best Cross Examination. He also served as a senior editor for the Journal of Law & Social Policy, a staff writer for the Osgoode student newspaper, and an organizer with the Osgoode Hall Law Union.
Parmbir is a member of the Law Union of Ontario, the Criminal Lawyers’ Association, and the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Parkdale Community Legal Services.