Bailey’s practice is focused in the areas of civil, construction, and commercial litigation, and administrative law.
Bailey has experience assisting clients with a variety of legal issues in a broad range of areas including insurance, contractual disputes, negligence, personal injury, construction litigation, picketing and injunctions, and debtor/creditor litigation.
Bailey also has experience providing advice on labour and employment law matters such as terminations, wrongful dismissals, unjust dismissals (Canada Labour Code), discipline, employment contracts, employee manuals, employment standards, human rights issues, and workplace safety and health matters. Bailey acts as counsel in proceedings before the courts, arbitrators, adjudicators, labour boards, and human rights tribunals. Bailey also acts as council in alternative dispute resolution forums such as private mediations and judicially assisted dispute resolution (JADR).
Bailey was a summer student at Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP in 2006 and 2007 and returned as an articling student in 2008. She joined the firm as an associate in 2009.
Primary Practice Area
Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours), University of Manitoba, 2003
Masters of Arts, University of Manitoba, 2008
Bachelor of Laws, University of Manitoba, 2008
Recipient of the D.A. Thompson Prize for the highest standing in Employment Law
Recipient of the Robert I. Soronow Q.C. Prize in Dispute Resolution (Theory and Practice)
Recipient of the University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship
Recipient of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Fellowship (“SSHRC”) for her research on the development of political theory in Security Studies
In the Community
MBA Law Day, 2011
Legal Methods, Robson Hall Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba, 2015
Negotiation Workshop Coach, Robson Hall, 2011
Judge, Robson Hall First Year Legal Methods Moot, 2013