Carvery Law Firm is a boutique law firm located in Toronto, Ontario practicing exclusively in the area of Workplace Law. This law firm deals with all aspects of the employment relationship from the creation and implementation of human resource policies, the recruitment and hiring process, employment contracts, any problems arising during the employment relationship and the cessation of employment, whether due to termination, resignation or retirement. This firm has expertise in handling Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) matters, reviewing severance packages, duty of fair representation applications, occupational health and safety matters, employment insurance matters, employment standards claims, human rights claims and wrongful dismissal claims.
Drawing from its legal experience on both the management and employee sides of the workplace relationship, coupled with years of litigation experience acquired at a top-tier, international law firm, Carvery Law Firm provides clients with cost-effective, practical and intelligent solutions to all employment law matters.
|Who we are
Sumitha Carvery is the founder and President of Carvery Law Firm.
Sumitha graduated from the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University and was called to the Ontario
Bar in 2006.
Sumitha provides innovative and practical solutions to clients on all aspects of employment
law. Her practice focuses on pre-employment negotiations, employment contracts and compensation,
workplace policies and procedures, problems arising during the employment relationship including
workplace harassment, workplace investigations, employee discipline, termination of employment,
human rights and wrongful dismissal litigation. Sumitha has represented corporate clients with
employment law matters before the Federal Court, Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the
Ontario Human Rights Tribunal.
Sumitha also advises on compliance with applicable provincial employment legislation including
the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Employment Standards legislation in all
Canadian jurisdictions and Canada Labour Code matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Sumitha practiced employment law for several years at a top-tier
international law firm. Throughout her career, Sumitha has provided clients with practical,
timely and creative solutions to complex employment law matters.
Sumitha has also written many employment law articles, the most recent of which was published,
nationally, in the Annual Review of Civil Litigation. She is a member of the Law Society of Upper
Canada, the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Bar Association.
|What our clients say
"Sumitha represented me in a severance resolution. From the first meeting she impressed
me by her professional demeanor and her keen insight to the specifics of the law. My settlement
was secured quickly and exceeded my expectations. I attribute the success to Sumitha's
abilities and I recommend her without qualification."
James B. Brown – November 3, 2011
"I recently had the opportunity of working with Sumitha Carvery and found her to be very
professional, very personable, very knowledgeable and with the highest integrity. As a result I
would not hesitate to recommend her to others."
Ian Kilvert (Branding, Marketing and Sponsorship Executive) – November 26, 2012
"I found that Sumitha Carvery and her law firm provided excellent service. I was given the type of personal service you want when dealing with any legal issue. I received exceptional counsel that was clear, concise and informative, which gave me the opportunity to make decisive decisions. Although I was the “client” I felt like I was more then that, and that there was genuine care and concern for my situation. I would not hesitate to hire her again and highly recommend her to anyone require who her expertise in labour law."
James Bushell – May 24, 2013
"Sumitha is a consumate professional. Her complete knowledge of the law, and ability to express it brought our case to a quick and amicable close. We are completely thrilled with the settlement Sumitha attained for us. Sumitha’s approach brought great results in a very short time. We are sure this saved us much angst, and many dollars. We highly recomend her to anyone needing legal services,and will continue our association with her. June 16, 2013
Top qualities: Great Results, Expert"
Julie hired Sumitha in 2013.
"Ms. Carvey is an amazing lawyer. From the outset, she made me feel at ease when I found myself in the midst of a difficult legal situation. She is very knowledgeable and provided me with clear and helpful legal advice by explaining each issue, step-by-step, so I had a clear understanding of my situation and how best to proceed. Additionally, she accommodated my schedule and needs in providing such advice. I would highly recommend her to anyone that needs legal counsel."
Lisa Ersan – April 2013