Ellen Low

Ellen Low is a sole practitioner operating the Toronto firm Ellen Low Employment Law.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in history from Queen’s University in 2004 and earned her Bachelor of Laws, Common Law from the University of Ottawa in 2007. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2008.

Representing both employers and employees, Ms. Low provides recommendations, evaluations, and advocacy on all facets of employment and human rights law, including drafting and reviewing employment contracts, workplace policies, termination provisions, non-competition clauses and restrictive covenants, wrongful and constructive dismissal litigation, employment standards, workplace investigations, as well as occupational health and safety, and sexual harassment issues.

She also assists with mediation and advocacy, alternative dispute resolution, negotiated settlements and represents her clients in court and at tribunals.

During her legal studies, Ms. Low participated in an international law project based in Nairobi, Kenya. She began her legal career at Gowlings and was a partner with a boutique employment-law firm before founding Ellen Low Employment Law.

Ms. Low is a member of the labour and employment section of the Ontario Bar Association and Women in Law


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