Scott Hawryliw

Scott Hawryliw
SRH Litigation
Founder, Principal
Civil Litigation, Employment & Labour

Scott Hawryliw, founder and principal of the Barrie, Ont. law firm SRH Litigation, focuses on litigation and employment law.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from Carleton University in 2004 before earning both his Master of Business Administration in 2007 and his Juris Doctor degree in 2010 from the University of Ottawa. Mr. Hawryliw was called to the Ontario Bar in 2012.

With a background in business, Mr. Hawryliw assists small businesses and individuals with civil litigation matters such as business disputes, insurance claims, and employment law for both employers and employees.

In addition, he handles commercial litigation such as breach of contract and commercial leasing issues.

Mr. Hawryliw has appeared before the Ontario Court of Appeal.

Scott Hawryliw Posts

A thorough workplace investigation is vital: Hawryliw

Failing to address a workplace harassment complaint in a timely fashion can end up being more costly than an investigation, says Barrie employment lawyer Scott Hawryliw. Read more

Tread carefully with non-competition clauses: Hawryliw

Employers should take care when drawing up non-competition clauses because they can be difficult to enforce, says Barrie employment lawyer Scott Hawryliw. Read more

React carefully if child accused of wrongdoing at school

If your child is accused of wrongdoing at school and facing an investigation that could result in suspension or expulsion, it’s important to react quickly but carefully, Barrie civil litigator Scott Hawryliw tells . Read more

Seek advice before signing employment agreements

Employees who seek legal advice before signing a contract may be able to enhance their entitlements on termination, says Barrie employment lawyer Scott Hawryliw , who frequently advises clients on employment contracts. Read more

Hawryliw: good intentions aside, draft an agreement when co-signing

Co-signing a loan for a family member starts with the best of intentions, but can lead to unexpected financial woes, bad blood, and legal battles, Barrie civil litigator Scott Hawryliw tells Read more

Employment contract negotiations favour job seekers: Hawryliw

Historically low jobless rates and an extremely mobile workforce make for an attractive market for skilled employees considering a career change, Barrie employment lawyer Scott Hawryliw tells . Read more

Legal recourse for getting out of jointly held property

People who want to extricate themselves from joint-ownership of a property with a sibling, friend or family member who is not a spouse can do so simply and quickly, Barrie civil litigator Scott Hawryliw tells Read more

Three essential guidelines in wrongful dismissal cases

Fired employees need legal advice to get the most out of a potential wrongful dismissal claim, Barrie employment lawyer Scott Hawryliw tells Read more

U.S. partner dispute a cautionary tale for entrepreneurs

A recent U.S. case involving a small startup that grew beyond all expectation and resulted in a legal dispute between the original business partners holds a number of lessons for Canadian entrepreneurs, Barrie civil litigator Scott Hawryliw tells Read more

New employees need to protect their rights

Starting a job is an exciting time marking new beginnings, but it’s also an important moment for employees to ensure their rights are protected, warns Barrie commercial litigator Scott Hawryliw. Read more

OCA decision highlights need for precise language in contracts

A properly drafted contract can make the difference between a good transaction or business relationship and one that deteriorates into a legal battle, Barrie commercial litigator Scott Hawryliw tells Read more

Hawryliw brings business background to commercial litigation

Barrie commercial litigation and employment lawyer Scott Hawryliw wants to do law differently. Read more