About Brad

Brad Proctor is an Office Lead Partner based out of the Halifax, Nova Scotia office.

Brad practices management labour and employment law with an emphasis on the following core areas:

  • Occupational Health and Safety;
  • Workers’ Compensation;
  • Human Rights and Workplace Accommodations;
  • Labour Relations and Collective Bargaining;
  • Wrongful Dismissal and other Employment-related claims;
  • Workplace Privacy Issues.

Brad advises clients to take a proactive approach to management labour and employment relations through the formulation and implementation of employment contracts, workplace policies as well as the creation of training programs for managers and supervisors with respect to performance management, workplace accommodations, harassment prevention and health and safety.

Brad appears regularly before labour arbitrators, human rights tribunals, Labour Boards, Workers’ Compensation Tribunals as well as various levels of court throughout the Atlantic Canadian provinces.

Brad’s dedication to his clients and his practice has earned a number of accomplishments. In 2015, he was named one of Lexpert® Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers under 40. Having gained a national reputation for his experience in occupational health and safety and workers’ compensation counsel, Brad has also been listed in the Best Lawyers® in Canada directory since 2016 and is repeatedly recommended in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. He has also been ranked in the Chambers Canada 2023 Legal Rankings for Employment & Labour. Brad actively volunteers for various community groups, is a past Director of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce and a past Director of Safety Services Nova Scotia. Brad has been listed in the 5-Star Safety Law Firms and Lawyers 2022 | Canadian Occupational Safety (thesafetymag.com), being named a 5-star safety lawyer is the key Canadian recognition in occupational health and safety law.

Education

  • LL.B., University of New Brunswick (2001)
  • M.B.A., Dalhousie University (2006)
  • B.Sc., Mount Allison University (1997)

Bar Admissions

  • Nova Scotia (2002)

Languages

  • English
  • French