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About Amanda

Amanda practices management-side labour and employment law, advising federally and provincially regulated employers on a wide range of matters. Her approach to her legal practice focuses on getting to know and understand her clients’ business and needs, helping ensure that her advice considers the whole picture.

Amanda regularly provides advice on a broad spectrum of employment issues, including employment standards, contract and policy development as well as strategic advice on disciplinary matters and employee terminations. She has also advised and defended employers with respect to human rights complaints and issues of accommodation. From a labour law perspective, Amanda has experience and a particular interest in collective bargaining and collective agreement interpretation. She has also assisted unionized employers with certification applications, unfair labour practice complaints and various other labour disputes and disruptions.

Amanda has taught labour relations at Memorial University and presents regularly with the McInnes Cooper Labour and Employment Practice Group on important and emerging topics in labour and employment.

Amanda recently returned from maternity leave and keeps busy outside of the office with her two small children.

Education

  • B.A. (Sociology and Biochemistry), Memorial University of Newfoundland (2007)
  • J.D., University of New Brunswick (2012)

Bar Admissions

  • Newfoundland & Labrador (2013)

Languages

  • English