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Wassim Garzouzi is a partner at Raven, Cameron, Ballantyne & Yazbeck LLP. He maintains a robust national practice dedicated exclusively to the representation of unions and their members in all areas of labour relations, including human rights. Wassim specializes in arbitration proceedings and regularly appears before labour and arbitration boards, where he has the privilege of representing many of the most progressive unions in North America. In addition to litigating, Wassim bargains on behalf of trade unions in the provincial and federal sectors, ensuring that operational requirements never take precedence over dignity and human rights. He also acts as a nominee on interest arbitration boards.

Wassim was elected by his peers to serve as Regional Vice-President for the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers and is a part-time professor at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, teaching an advanced labour law course in both the French and English programs. In this same role, Wassim recently led a successful organizing drive resulting in the unionization of hundreds of faculty members at the University of Ottawa.

Wassim holds an LL.L. and an LL.B. from the University of Ottawa. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2011.