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Hena Singh
Partner, Singh Lamarche LLP
Employment Law & Workplace Investigation

Hena Singh

Hena Singh, B.A., M.A., LL.B., is one of the founding partners of Singh Lamarche LLP, a boutique employment law and workplace investigation firm in downtown Toronto. Hena is a widely recognized employment lawyer and workplace investigator and regularly assists clients with workplace issues of all types – from the contemplation of the creation of an employment relationship, to assisting in its continuation, as well as termination. Hena is the recent author of the book A Practical Guide to Conducting Workplace Investigations. Hena is a frequent presenter on various employment law and workplace investigation topics.

We asked Hena about her background, practice and the challenges that she faces as a solo practitioner.

"Time management is always a perfectly unaccomplished goal. Given the nature of our practice, your day can change very quickly with one phone call. "

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On-Demand Webinar: A Conversation with Beverley McLachlin on Access to Justice

Couldn’t join us for our webinar? Even though you didn’t see it live, you can view a full recording, now available on-demand.

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A Practical Guide to Conducting Workplace Investigations

Written by an experienced employment lawyer, this is an authoritative guide for dealing with the most common elements of workplace investigations, including general principles and best practices.

Hena Singh (Author)

Published: May 09, 2019

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