About Colleen Hoey
Colleen Hoey has been a member of Mann Lawyers LLP's civil litigation group since 2008. Her practice is focused on employment law, professional responsibility claims and general civil and commercial litigation.
A dedicated and versatile lawyer, Colleen works with both employees and employers to manage the many issues that may arise over the course of employment from drafting and evaluating employment contracts, workplace policies and severance package to resolving wrongful dismissal, human rights, and harassment complaints. In addition to providing employment advice in the context of the sale/purchase of a business Colleen also represents parties involved in commercial contract disputes, and general civil litigation.
Colleen has represented various professionals in the context of professional responsibility claims arising under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and the Real Estate Council of Ontario.
Colleen has appeared before the Ontario and Quebec Superior Courts, the Federal Court and the Ontario Small Claims court. She has also appeared before various administrative tribunals including those involving human rights complaints submitted to the Ontario and Canadian Human Rights Tribunals.
Colleen obtained both a civil law (B.C.L.) and common law (LL.B) degree from McGill in 2004 and was called to the Quebec bar in 2005 In 2006, Colleen was called to the Bar of Ontario and joined a local law firm where she worked primarily in the areas of insurance defence and professional liability.
A native of Ottawa, Colleen earned a B.A. at the University of Guelph in 1995 and an M.A. from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs from Carleton University in 1999. Prior to pursuing her career in law, Colleen worked for a number of national and international institutions including the United Nations in New York where her work involved initiatives to promote compliance with international law.
Colleen is a member of several professional associations including the Advocates Society, the County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA) and the Barreau de l'Outaouais.
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