Lluc Cerda

J.D., LL.B., B.F.A.

Associate

Practice Areas

Employment Law

Location

Toronto

Experience

Lluc Cerda is a Toronto employment lawyer and an associate with Samfiru Tumarkin LLP’s Labour and Employment Law practice group.

Lluc has invaluable experience representing clients before the courts, including the Superior Court, Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Human Rights Tribunal, the Tax Court of Canada, the Canadian Labour Program and the Small Claims Court. He also has experience reviewing and drafting employment contracts and advising on the legality of severance packages. Lluc routinely helps terminated employees improve their severance package; he has also assisted employees faced with workplace investigations and has advocated for employees who have been discriminated against in the workplace. Lluc also advises employers navigating the requirements of various employment laws including the Employment Standards Act, the Human Rights Code, and the Income Tax Act. He has represented employers who have been sued for wrongful termination and discrimination.

His areas of expertise include wrongful dismissals, constructive dismissals, workplace discipline, human rights law, disability law, workplace discrimination and harassment, employment agreements, occupational health and safety, and employment standards.

Education

Lluc holds a double degree in law (J.D. and LL.B.) from Université de Montréal and is currently enrolled in the Labour and Employment Law Masters at Osgoode Hall. He also holds a BFA in Fine Arts from Concordia University in Montreal. He completed his articles at Legal Aid Ontario.

During law school, Lluc was the co-head of his university’s chapter of Pro Bono Students Canada, where he helped partner law students with non-profits in need of volunteers with a legal background. Lluc also represented his school at the Wilson Moot Court, where he defended the Canadian Government’s policy of favouring native foster homes for placement of native foster children.

Languages

Lluc speaks English, French, and Spanish.

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Employment Law June 20th, 2019

Workplace Relationships: Allegations Against Liberal MP Tan

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Lluc Cerda did a great job with my case, he took the time to explain every step of the process and fast-tracked it as much as he could. The fee was very reasonable and was paid upon resolution of the case. I highly recommend!
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I am thoroughly amazed by how quickly and efficiently my situation was handled. The level of dedication and compassion shown was inspiring to see. I definitely feel cared for and my stress levels have gone way down knowing such dedicated people are on my side! Thank you.
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