Christopher Achkar, founder of Achkar Law in Toronto, focuses on employment and labour law, human rights, and business litigation.
Working with both employees and employers, he assists with corporate and commercial litigation and disputes, including shareholder agreements, contract disputes, construction law, liens, incorporations, compliance, and other business law issues.
Mr. Achkar has appeared before multiple levels of court, including the Federal Court of Appeal, and represented clients at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Canadian Human Rights Commission, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.
Fluent in French and Arabic, Mr. Achkar is on the board of directors of Beyond Reasonable Doubt Community, a non-profit organization that helps spread legal awareness and access to justice.
He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, The Advocates' Society, and the Toronto Lawyers Association.