Our Team

For over 25 years, The MacLeod Law Firm has been practising workplace law.

Doug MacLeod

Doug MacLeod

Lawyer

416-317-9894
Nicole Simes

Nicole Simes

Lawyer

647-633-9894
Nadia Halum Arauz

Nadia Halum Arauz

Lawyer

647-985-9894
Doug MacLeod

Doug MacLeod

Lawyer

416-317-9894

Doug MacLeod is the founder of the MacLeod Law Firm, a Canadian Labour and Employment Law Firm.

Doug was the 2018 recipient of the Ontario Bar Association’s Award of Excellence (Labour & Employment Law Section).

For almost 30 years, Doug has focused exclusively on workplace law and provides advice and representation in all areas including employment contracts, employment standards, workplace health & safety, human rights, workplace harassment, negotiating collective agreements, advising on employee grievances and complaints, and employee terminations.

Doug answers his own phone and usually answers questions on the spot without the need to research an issue because of the knowledge, experience and judgment he has acquired over the past 30 years.

Doug has appeared before the Ontario courts, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, and the Ontario Labour Relations Board.

He has taught a Law Society of Upper Canada Continuing Professional Development Course and numerous workplace law courses at George Brown College. He is invited to speak at legal and human resource conferences and he regularly publishes articles on all aspects of the employment relationship. Doug also mediates employment law disputes.

Doug is a graduate of the Queen’s University Faculty of Law and holds an HBA from The Richard Ivey School of Business.

Nicole Simes

Nicole Simes

Lawyer

647-633-9894
Nicole Simes is a Senior Associate with MacLeod Law Firm. She is passionate about achieving just and expeditious results for her clients. Nicole’s practice focuses on employment and human rights law. She acts for both employers and employees on issues ranging from contracts, wrongful and constructive dismissal, accommodation, and other human rights matters.

Nicole has appeared before all relevant tribunals and courts in Ontario including the Ontario Court of Appeal and Superior Courts, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.

Nicole completed her articles as a judicial law clerk for the Federal Court of Canada and was called to the bar in Ontario in 2011. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law.

Examples of Nicole’s Recent Cases Include:

Nadia Halum Arauz

Nadia Halum Arauz

Lawyer

647-985-9894

Nadia Halum Arauz is an Associate at MacLeod Law Firm. Her practice focuses primarily on wrongful dismissal and human rights claims.

Nadia has had several appearances before the Ontario Small Claims Court, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and the Ontario Labour Relations Board. She has also appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and its Divisional Court.

Nadia completed her Articles at MacLeod Law Firm and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2016. She received her law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, where she graduated in the top 10% of her class. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the University of British Columbia.

During law school, Nadia was a legal intern at the Human Rights Legal Support Centre, a government-funded institution that provides legal advice and assistance to individuals who have experienced discrimination in Ontario. She was also a Student Coordinator and Caseworker at the Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples’ legal clinic.

Nadia is very involved in the Hispanic community through her role on the Board of the Canadian Hispanic Bar Association.

Fiona Martyn

Fiona Martyn

Lawyer

647-204-8107
Marium Rehan

Marium Rehan

Student-at-Law

647-204-8107
Judy Lam

Judy Lam

Office Manager

647-204-8107
Fiona Martyn

Fiona Martyn

Lawyer

647-204-8107

Fiona Martyn is an Associate at MacLeod Law Firm. Her practice is focused on employment and human rights law. 

Fiona completed her articles at MacLeod Law Firm and returned as an associate in the fall of 2018.  She has appeared before various courts and tribunals including  the Ontario Small Claims Court, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Ontario Labour Relations Board and the Social Security Tribunal of Canada. 

Fiona graduated cum laude from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law in 2017.  She completed her law degree in French and holds an Honours degree in political science from the University of Ottawa. 

During law school, Fiona interned at the Ontario Ministry of Labour and worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Ottawa where she conducted research on employment-related geographic mobility, immigration reform and the human rights violations of refugees. Fiona was also a caseworker at the University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic and represented clients in the family law division. She previously interned at the United Nations Population Fund and at the office of a Member of Parliament.

 

Marium Rehan

Marium Rehan

Student-at-Law

647-204-8107
Judy Lam

Judy Lam

Office Manager

647-204-8107
Judy works with MacLeod Law Firm as the Office Manager. She is often the first point of contact for people searching for our services. Part of her focus is to understand client needs and assist with scheduling appointments.

She has a Bachelor of Arts with concentration in Sociology from York University and Certification in HR Management from Ryerson University. Judy has 10 years of Human Resources experience working in both the private and public sector. She has previously held roles in benefits, training and development, talent and performance management.

Kyla Archibald

Kyla Archibald

Legal Assistant

647-204-8107
Kyla Archibald

Kyla Archibald

Legal Assistant

647-204-8107