Raphaël Buruiana is a lawyer in the Labour, Employment and Human Rights Group. He specializes in labour law, representing public and private employers. Raphaël advises and represents clients in litigation, arbitration, negotiation, human rights, and labour relations cases.
Raphaël is a determined and dedicated lawyer who represented clients before the Administrative Labour Tribunal, the Court of Québec, the Superior Court, and the Court of Appeal for Quebec. While Raphaël was a student, he was recognized numerous times as one of the 10 best students in the faculty of law, in addition to earning a scholarship for excellence.
Raphaël also acts as a speaker. He is regularly invited to give training on a variety of subjects according to clients’ needs and notably on questions regarding labour standards, the impact of legalizing cannabis, psychological and sexual harassment. In addition, Raphaël has been particularly focused on the issue of legalization of cannabis in Canada and its impact on the workplace. In that regard, Raphaël has co-authored the guide How to Adapt the Workplace to the Legalization of Cannabis for the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés.
Before joining Fasken, Raphaël practised with a regional law firm.