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Patrick Galizia


Patrick Galizia


T:+1 514 847 4736

Patrick Galizia practises employment and labour law. He advises employers on collective and individual labour relations, with particular emphasis on labour standards, individual actions, grievance arbitration, certification, drafting of employment contracts and internal corporate policies, directors’ liability to employees, dismissals, protection of personal information, discrimination and human rights in the workplace, harassment, health & safety and industrial accidents.

Mr. Galizia regularly acts on behalf of employers before the Canada Industrial Relations Board, the Commission des relations du travail (Quebec labour relations board), grievance arbitrators, the civil courts, the Commission d’accès à l’information (Quebec access to information commission), the Tribunal des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse (Quebec human and youth rights tribunal) and the Commission des lésions professionnelles (Quebec employment injury board).

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  • Education

    LL.L., University of Ottawa, 1999

  • Admissions
    • Quebec 2000
  • Rankings and recognitions
    • Acritas StarsTM  2018 – Designated as a "Star" lawyer by a panel of over 4,300 clients
    • Client Choice Awards, 2016 - Employment & Benefits, Montréal
    • Client Choice, USA & Canada 2014: Individual Winner for Employment & Labour, Quebec and Canada
    • Client Choice, USA & Canada 2013: Individual Winner for Employment & Labour, Quebec
  • Memberships and activities
    • Canadian Bar Association 
    • Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers
    • Grunt Club Inc.
    • Association québécoise de l’industrie de la sécurité
    • Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada