UPDATED ON: Wednesday, March 05, 2008
Donald R. Munroe, Q.C.,
From The Globe and Mail
Heenan Blaikie is pleased to announce that Donald R. Munroe, Q.C. has joined the firm as counsel.
Don is widely known as one of Canada's most respected arbitrators and mediators in labour relations matters, as well as in a broad range of commercial, employment, human rights, securities, commodity-pricing and other civil disputes. Over the years, he has also advised governments on a range of public policy issues.
Don has acted as arbitrator and mediator in hundreds of cases, including appointments by successive provincial and federal governments to assist in the resolution of complex disputes affecting the public interest. He was appointed by the BC government in 2004 as the Mediation-Arbitration Commissioner under the Coastal Forest Industry Dispute Settlement Act.
As counsel to Heenan Blaikie, Don will be assisting both public and private bodies, helping them address legal, policy and industry challenges. Don will also continue to arbitrate and mediate commercial disputes, in addition to advising clients on constitutional, labour, environmental, aboriginal and civil files generally.
With 440+ lawyers across Canada, Heenan Blaikie is one of the country's leading law firms, delivering a full range of legal services and innovative business solutions to clients ranging from start-ups to many of Canada's largest companies, institutions and governing bodies.