Joshua Ghatak


(236) 317-4155


  • Bar of British Columbia, 2023
  • Bar of Ontario, 2021
  • JD, Western University, 2020
  • BA, Radio and Television Arts, Toronto Metropolitan University, 2015

Representative Cases

  • Severance packages on behalf of employees of varying years of service, age, and across multiple industries
  • Settlement of constructive dismissal claim on behalf of employee in long-term care facility
  • Employment contracts for employees across various positions, with a particular focus on termination clauses and restrictive covenants
  • Wrongful dismissal claim and human rights application on behalf of First Nation Band employer facing allegations of discrimination 
  • Constructive dismissal and discrimination claim on behalf of small family-owned business in food production industry
  • Civil actions for wrongful dismissal and loss of disability benefits on behalf of financial services and insurance companies
  • Wrongful dismissal actions on behalf of employees of varying years of service, age, and across multiple industries 
  • Constructive dismissal action for employee placed on indefinite lay off
  • Constructive dismissal action for employee in IT role after loss of potential bonus award and change in position
  • Various employer clients in workplace investigations addressing complaints of workplace harassment, bullying, and sexual misconduct
  • Public sector municipality in drafting and implementing vaccination policies and temporary layoffs in response to COVID-19 
  • Large healthcare employer client in class action claim for vacation pay 
  • Small family-owned business in preparation of severance offers upon closing of operation