Education Law

Keel Cottrelle LLP is a leader in the field of education law.  We provide a full range of services for our clients, who include include public and Catholic school boards in the Greater Toronto Area and across the Province, numerous education associations and consortia, and First Nations education organizations.   

We provide advice with respect to:

  • the interpretation and application of the Education Act and Regulations and Ministry of Education policies and directives

  • special education

  • human rights law

  • privacy issues

  • student discipline

  • labour and employment matters

  • criminal law and the Youth Criminal Justice Act, as applied to the education sector

  • family law matters impacting on the education sector

  • advice and assistance with respect to drafting policies and procedures

Our lawyers also provide advice and act in matters related to the business side of education, including procurement of goods and services, real estate and land development.

Keel Cottrelle LLP publishes several newsletters for the Education Sector, including  the Keel Cottrelle LLP Education Law Newsletter, the Keel Cottrelle Human Resources Newsletter and the Keel Cottrelle Public Sector Procurement Newsletter. In addition, our lawyers have authored or co-authored seven books covering Education Law issues and regularly provide a wide range of presentations on legal issues impacting on education at national and local conferences and to various associations.