COVID-19 Resource Centre : McInnes Cooper’s Commitment in Action Read More

About Brittany

Brittany’s practice is focused on labour and employment. She has experience in grievance and interest arbitration, collective bargaining, human rights, wrongful dismissal and workplace privacy. She assists and advises clients regarding imposing discipline, terminations, the duty to accommodate, collective agreement interpretation and administration, drafting employment contracts and workplace policies. Brittany has represented employers in wrongful dismissal claims, human rights complaints, employment standards complaints, grievance arbitration and judicial review, and has conducted settlement negotiations in respect of a wide range of labour and employment related matters.

Brittany received a Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) (Honours) degree from Memorial University where she earned the James Barnes Award for being named to the Dean’s List each year of the program and received the Reginald H. Brown Q.C. Memorial Scholarship at convocation. Brittany holds a Juris Doctor degree from Dalhousie University. She was called to the Newfoundland and Labrador Bar in 2016 and was a co-recipient of the Penney Award for the highest mark in the family law bar admission exam.

Brittany is a member of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador and previously served as Section Chair of the Canadian Bar Association-NL Young Lawyers Forum. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for The Murphy Centre.

Education

  • J.D., Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University (2015)
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Co-op), Memorial University of Newfoundland (2012)

Bar Admissions

  • Newfoundland & Labrador (2016)