Bio

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

    Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  • Practice Areas

    Litigation and Dispute Resolution

    Administrative

    Construction

    Insurance

    Labour & Employment

    Injunctions

  • Education

    Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours), University of Manitoba, 2003
    Masters of Arts, University of Manitoba, 2008
    Bachelor of Laws, University of Manitoba, 2008

  • Industries

    Construction

    Insurance

    Manufacturing

    Provincial & Municipal Government

  • Bar Admissions

  • Achievements

    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 Teachings

    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