Gary A. Bennett, Partner
2000 Call to the Ontario Bar
Gary Bennett represents clients in the areas of Labour Law, Employment Law, and Civil Litigation.
Gary Bennett holds partnership in Bennett Law Chambers, and is also a co-owner of Mississauga Law Chambers, a business center dedicated solely to lawyers and licensed paralegals. In his law practice, Gary’s focus is labour law, employment law, and civil litigation, in which he can represent employers as well as employees. His expertise in employment law includes cases such as Employment Standards Complaints, Labour Board Hearings, Human Rights Tribunal Applications, negotiation of employment contracts, non-solicitation injunctions, wrongful dismissal, and much more. Gary has acted as a representative for clients before the various levels of Court in Ontario, including the Federal Court of Appeal in Ottawa and the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Gary earned his bachelor’s degree in Administrative and Commercial Studies, and his Diploma with Honours Standing in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario. His first law degree was earned from the University of London in England, from which he graduated with honours in 1996. Gary went on to earn his Canadian law degree in 1998, graduating from the University of Western Ontario. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2000.
Gary has shared his knowledge with peers at numerous speaking engagements. At the State Street Corporation, he spoke on the topic of entrepreneurship. At the Law Society of Upper Canada, he spoke about Employment Law. He has also been a guest speaker for the University of Toronto Faculty of Law’s Internationally Trained Lawyer’s Program, as well as the Black Law Students Association National Conference, and the Christian Legal Fellowship Student Conference – Faith Unchained.
Gary maintains memberships with the Canadian Bar Association, the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers, The Advocates' Society, and the Christian Legal Fellowship. He is active with the soccer program as well as the worship team at Kingdom Covenant Ministries, where he also serves as a deacon.
"Professional, Meticulous and Honest are 3 words that most appropriately represent this Firm. Gary has provided council to my family on various employment issues in the past. His sound council has allowed our family to enjoy a piece of mind when it came to protecting our livelihoods. If you are looking for a great Employment Lawyer with a genuine interest in your case, I would encourage you to connect with this firm!"– Richard W.