About Brittany

Brittany Keating regularly represents and advises provincial and federally regulated employers in the areas of employment, labour and human rights law. She is a problem-solver who aims to create strong working relationships with her clients, supporting them to identify strategic solutions to complex issues in the workplace.

Brittany provides practical advice on human resources and labour relations issues such as employee discipline and termination, wrongful and constructive dismissal, diversity and inclusion, human rights compliance, collective agreement interpretation and administration, and workplace health and safety. She frequently drafts employment contracts and workplace policies tailored specifically to her clients’ needs.

Brittany takes a creative approach to collective bargaining and has acted as both a chief negotiator and legal advisor to employers during negotiations. She provides strategic advice to employers involved in union organizing drives, unfair labour practice complaints, strikes and lockouts, and other labour relations matters. She is also a workplace investigator and has conducted investigations into harassment and discrimination complaints. She is also a regular presenter who provides training and education sessions for managers and employees on a variety of workplace topics.

Brittany has represented employers in court, at labour arbitration hearings, before the labour relations board and at human rights tribunal hearings.

In her undergraduate degree, Brittany received the James Barnes Award and the Reginald H. Brown Q.C. Memorial Scholarship. She was also co-recipient of the Penney Award in the bar admissions course. Brittany is a member of McInnes Cooper’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group. She has been a member of the Murphy Centre’s Board of Directors since 2018 and is the past-chair of the Young Lawyers section of the Canadian Bar Association.

Outside of her law practice, Brittany is a music-lover who enjoys playing guitar, listening to her record collection, and attending live music events. Her greatest joy is spending time with her friends and family – especially her husband and her son.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Listed in Best Lawyers® 2022, 2023 and 2024 “Ones to Watch”

Appointments & Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors at The Murphy Centre
  • Vice Chair of the Income and Employment Support Appeal Board
  • Panel of Adjudicators , Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Public Complaints Commission


  • 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)