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Stacey Reginald Ball, Barrister & Solicitor has spent his entire career in the practice of employment and labour law, as well as civil litigation. Considered to be one of Canada’s leading experts in the field of employment & labour law, Stacey is also author of the definitive and authoritive text – Canadian Employment Law.

As a lawyer of the firm of Ball Professional Corporation he has acted as counsel in numerous leading Canadian employment law decisions at all levels of our judicial system, including the Supreme Court of Canada, where he has had Federal, Ontario and Manitoba Court of Appeals reversed.

Our History

The following cites additional information related to Stacey Ball's bar admissions, contributions to the community and legal profession, his writings and teaching:

Bar Memberships:

Mr. Ball is called to the Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia bars.
Mr. Ball is a member of the Canadian Bar Association.
Mr. Ball has an academic appointments at Osgoode Hall Law school and the Faculty of Law of the University of Western Ontario, where he has been an adjunct professor and part time faculty member.

Professional Activities:

Chaired and presented at numerous Continuing Legal Education programmes for the Canadian Bar Association of Ontario and the Law Society of Upper Canada - Ontario.
Former Executive member of Labour section of C.B.A.O.
Former member of C.L.E. (education) Main Committee of C.B.A.O.

​Professional Recognition

Mr. Ball has been recognized by professional peer review as a top employment lawyer and one of Canada’s best employment lawyers. Lexpert and Lexpert/American Lawyer have both recognized Mr. Ball in this regard.

On any evaluation metric he is professionally regarded as one of the top employment lawyers in Canada. His treatise, Canadian Employment Law, cites over 7000 cases, and has been cited in approximately 200 employment law decisions across Canada, in every province in Canada, and by the Supreme Court of Canada. He has been winning counsel in some of the most important cases in Canada at the Supreme Court of Canada level, such as Wilson v. AECL, 2016 SCC 29; Wallace v. U.G.G. [1997] 3 S.C.R. 701 and Machtinger v. HOJ (1992), 40 C.C.E.L. 1 (S.C.C.). He has taught as a part time employment law professor at both Osgoode Hall Law School and the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law. No Canadian employment lawyer has comparable credentials.

Mr. Ball receives referrals from law firms across Canada. It is not surprising that many lawyers and law firms have chosen Mr. Ball to be their employment law counsel.

Mr. Ball is called to the bars of Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia.



“ Stacey Ball is the ultimate in employment lawyers. He got me an excellent settlement and I referred him to fellow long term employees whom I know were very happy in their outcome. I cannot recommend him enough; his name alone will give you clout. This is the guy who wrote the book. He is the best. ”
- John Cunningham, Toronto, ON

“ I was strongly advised by another client to see Stacey Ball. At the initial consultation I found Stacey to be very candid, honest and confident. He was very knowledgeable and upfront about reasonable expectations. He acted quickly on my behalf, which resulted in a fair settlement. I would recommend Stacey to anyone who wishes to use a pro, who knows the law, and is the best employment lawyer in the business. ”
- Todd Kemp, Oshawa, ON

“ I would highly recommend Stacey Ball as an employment lawyer. He was honest, hard working on my behalf and obtained an excellent settlement. I found him to be the top and best employment lawyer I could have obtained. ”
- Lou T. Richmond Hill, ON

“ Stacey Ball is the best employment lawyer you can have on your side in Toronto. There is no employment lawyer representing employees with a stronger track record than him. In my experience, he gets the results that meet your needs, even against the most stubborn employers. Had I not gone with Stacey, I would have gotten nothing because that was what my employer insisted on until he intervened on my behalf. He is the best and top employment lawyer. ”
- James Yu, Toronto, ON

“ I first used Stacey over a decade ago to review personal and business employment contracts. Stacey is arguably the best employment law lawyer in both Canada and south of the border. His intimate knowledge of the law is second to none. He is readily available for any situation which requires a quick, frank and authentic response. I would highly recommend him for both individuals and organizations alike.​ ”
- Antoinette St. Angelo, V.P. & Director of Production Services, Toronto, ON