Duncan Burns-Shillington maintains a general practice in employment and labour law.

Duncan has experience in a wide range of workplace issues, including wrongful dismissal, health and safety, employment standards, human rights, construction labour relations, collective bargaining and responding to union organizing. He has appeared with senior counsel before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Ontario Labour Relations Board, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, and Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Duncan completed his articles with a boutique management-side employment and labour law firm, during which he went on secondment with the Ontario Labour Relations Board. During law school, Duncan was a Dean’s Honour List student and has also previously worked for the federal government in the area of executive policies and compensation.