We are grateful to have partnered with Willson Lewis LLC (www.willsonlewis.com
) who now offer employment law tips to our members. Tips that are especially important for those us involved in the equine industry.
Catherine Willson is the founding partner of Willson Lewis LLP. For the past 20 years, Catherine has practised in civil litigation and more particularly, in the areas of construction law, commercial litigation, employment, family, and equine law.
She is a leading practitioner in construction and equine legal fields and participates on a number of boards as well as lectures extensively and publishes on a variety of legal issues.
Willson Lewis is an industry member of the Ontario Equestrian Federation and a member of the international Equine & Animal Lawyers Association. Catherine is a legal representative for the Horse Racing Alliance of Canada. This work has been published through the horse racing industry and highlighted in newspaper articles.
Catherine is an Honourary Governor of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (“RAWF”), . Chair of the Risk Management Committee, and a member of the Finance Committee of the RAWF.
She publishes extensively in HorseSport Magazine on issues of equine law and is currently writing a book with the help of Self-Counsel Press on legal issues related to the horse industry. She has given conferences across Canada on equine law for Equine Canada, the Ontario Equestrian Federation, and the Jockey Club of Canada.
Her clients come from many horse related industries including sport horses, thoroughbred and standardbred racing, breeding, and other horse related businesses and activities. She advices on contracts, syndicates, litigation, disputes, and tax issues related to horses.
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