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Patrick Essiminy

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Patrick Essiminy
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Patrick Essiminy is a partner in the Montréal office of Stikeman Elliott practicing employment and labour law. In that capacity, Mr. Essiminy represents employers in Quebec's specialized labour tribunals, in particular before the arbitration tribunal and the Commission des relations du travail. He also has considerable experience in workplace health and safety matters, including the strategic planning and management of costs paid to the CSST. He regularly represents employers before the Commission des lésions professionnelles. In addition, he represents clients in the common law courts in connection with unjust dismissals, injunctive relief and judicial review. Mr. Essiminy also advises employers on collective bargaining and union certification matters, individual contracts of employment, human rights issues, and employment standards. Finally, he provides strategic advice in connection with corporate transactions.

M. Essiminy was recognized in the following publications:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 in Labour and Employment Law;

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2015 in the Labour and Employment sector.

Mr. Essiminy is the editor of the Stikeman Elliott employment and labour law blog He can also be followed on Twitter @EssiminyPatrick.

Professional Activities
Mr. Essiminy is a member of the Quebec Bar. He was a member of the Bar of Montreal's Liaison Committee with the Labour Relations Commission. He is also a member of the Montréal office's Associates Committee and of Stikeman Elliott's National Information Technology Priority Board. Mr. Essiminy is also a member of the Montréal Office's Continuing Legal Education Committee.

Université de Sherbrooke, (LL.B., 1993).

Bar Admission
Québec, 1994

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