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Stephen Gleave of Ancaster, Ontario has been a lawyer for more than three decades. He is a recognized expert in Canadian Labour and Employment Law.
Since 2019, he’s been a partner at DLA Piper (Canada) LLP, after years of working for the Toronto Law firm Hicks Morley. Gleave has completed more than 50 trials, 300 labour and commercial arbitrations and 50 labour and civil injunctions, representing employers in wrongful competition matters, like restrictive covenants and breaches of confidence and wrongful dismissal actions.
He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of Ontario and was educated at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and the University of Oxford. Gleave also is knowledgeable in the forensic inspection of media devices, including the collection and preservation of their digital contents. He teaches seminars on the topic to other attorneys.
Outside of work, Gleave is a nature lover. He lives on a 100-acre farm, where he raises Scottish Highland cattle and bees, and tends to the old Carolinian forests on the grounds. He also maintains on the grounds a large orchard made up of plum, apple, pear and cherry tree and is growing new forests composed of Tulip trees, Kentucky coffee trees and other antique trees.
Stephen Gleave also is an avid fly fisherman. He likes fishing on the Saugeen River in Bruce County in southern Ontario, where he catches bass, trout and muskie. He’s also a competitive runner, logging as many as 30 or 40 miles every week, and a foodie who loves to expose his legal clients, friends and family to new and interesting restaurants in the greater Toronto metropolitan area.