Lindsay Mullen co-leads Dentons Canada LLP’s Employment and Labor group. She is also a Global Practice Leader for the global Employment and Labor group. Her practice focuses on occupational health and safety, employment law and litigation.
Lindsay represents federally and provincially regulated companies in the energy, transportation, consumer goods, financial and services sectors. She advises on occupational health and safety and related regulatory compliance, prime contractor issues, incident response, investigations (including fatality inquiries), reporting, compliance with directives and orders, and the defense of charges. She also represents clients before all levels of Alberta courts, arbitration and administrative panels in matters relating to workplace incidents, employment contracts and restrictive covenants, employment standards, policies and procedures, termination issues, illness and disability human rights and accommodation issues, confidentiality obligations, and fiduciary obligations. Overall, Lindsay regularly provides clients with solid risk analysis and strategic advice.
Lindsay is a frequent speaker on occupational health and safety law, as well as current trends in employment law.
- Canadian National Railway Company v. Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, 2014 OHSTC 23.
- Transportation industry: Acting as appeal counsel before the Occupational Health and Safety Tribunal Canada relating to a workplace fatality.
- Energy industry: Acting as defence counsel regarding several charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulation and Code (Alberta), relating to a serious workplace injury.
- Transportation industry: Acting as defence counsel in the successful withdrawal of several charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulation and Code (Alberta).
- R. v. Servisair Inc., 2012 ABPC 63: Acting as defence counsel in the successful defence of three charges under Part II of the Canada Labour Code (federal).
- Seismic drilling company: Acting as investigation counsel regarding a workplace fatality (Alberta).
- Global services sector: Acting as investigation counsel regarding a serious workplace injury (British Columbia).
- Several energy industry owners, prime contractors and employers: Acting as investigation counsel in relation to reportable workplace incidents.
- Corporate employers: Acting as defence counsel in relation to constructive dismissal, wrongful dismissal, and breach of restrictive covenants litigation.
- Corporate employers: Acting as defence counsel before the Human Rights Commission.
- Oldman 2 Wind Farm Limited, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Mainstream Renewable Power Limited: Advising on its CA$75 million project construction credit facility for the construction of a wind energy facility consisting of 20 individual wind units located in southern Alberta, Canada with a nameplate capacity of 46 megawatt (MW).
- Medicine Hat College v. Starks Plumbing & Heating Ltd., 2007 ABQB 691.
- Morton-Paterson v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, 2007 ABQB 671.
- Terroco Industries Ltd. v. Sovereign General Insurance Company, 2007 ABCA 149.
- Alberta (Minister of Justice) v. Bjorgan, 2005 ABCA 309.
- Hemingson v. Birkenbach, 2005 ABQB 147.
- Re: Darren Beatty (unreported, April 22, 2003).
- Jordan v. Biovail Corporation International, 2003 ABQB 369.
- John A. MacPherson, Q.C. Memorial Scholarship for outstanding advocacy skills
- Lindsay is the Co-Editor and a regular contributor of www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com
- Focus on Employment and Labour - March 2010
- Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Update - The Importance of Being Pro-Active
Activities and Affiliations
- Member, Canadian Bar Association
Community Involvement and Pro Bono
Regular Guest Instructor of the Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPLED) for Oral Advocacy Teaching and advocacy training and skills