Patrick Essiminy is a partner and Head of the Montreal office’s Employment & Labour Group and a member of the Montreal Office's Management Committee. Among his clients he is known for his strategic and practical advice, and for a practice style that is both effective and oriented to business priorities. Patrick practices in all areas of employment and labour law, for both provincially and federally regulated companies. More specifically, he represents his clients before the Quebec labour tribunals, particularly before the arbitration tribunal and the Tribunal administratif du travail. He also represents clients in the civil courts, including the Superior Court and the Quebec Court of Appeal, in connection with unjust dismissals, injunctive relief, judicial review and any other matter related to employment and labour law. Patrick has considerable experience in workplace health and safety matters, making him an expert who is recognized both by his peers and Canadian employers in both provincial and federal jurisdictions. In addition, he advises employers on union certification matters and regularly acts as an employer spokesperson in collective bargaining.