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Hugh SCHER

Hugh Scher is a national leader in the practice of employment, human rights and disability insurance law. He is frequently called upon to advise employees and employers about issues related to wrongful dismissals, negotiation of severance agreements, review and negotiation of employment contracts, accommodation of people with disabilities in the workplace, return to work plans, discrimination and harassment complaints and a broad range of issues facing employees and employers in the workplace.

Hugh Scher and Scher Law have unique experience in employment, human rights and long-term disability insurance and Canada Pension Plan claims. We can assist you in understanding these complex legal problems and to break them down into terms that are clear and straightforward.

Mr. Scher has participated in various federal and provincial government consultations on issues of social policy and disability rights and has presented briefs before numerous federal and provincial government committees on subjects including employment law, labour law, human rights law, disability and insurance law, education law and health law.

Mr. Scher is regularly featured on television and radio broadcasts and in newspapers across the country on matters relating to employment and human rights law, euthanasia, assisted suicide and the human rights of people with disabilities. Mr. Scher is a frequent lecturer on employment, disability and human rights issues at the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Ontario Bar Association, Osgoode Hall Law School, the University of Toronto and other organizations across Canada.

Key Cases
Mr. Scher has served as counsel in several precedent setting cases including:

Mr. Scher will bring his years of legal expertise to serve your specific needs. Contact us today to contact the team!

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