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Jeff Dutton

Jeff Dutton is the Principal of Dutton blog. He is a Canadian lawyer who advises on technology, corporate, privacy, commercial and employment law. Jeff ran the law firm that was the predecessor to this blog, Dutton Employment Law, from 2016-2023.

Prior to founding his law firm, Jeff was a prosecutor for the Ministry of Labour and a lawyer at a national boutique law firm. He has argued matters at the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Ontario Court of Justice, the Ontario Superior Court, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and various boards and arbitrations.

Jeff now helps run a Canadian legal tech/HR tech startup.

Jeff is a frequent lecturer on legal matters and has been published in newspapers and trade journals. In addition, Jeff is the editor and co-author of a leading employment law text for lawyers.

Jeff is a member of the Law Society of Ontario.


Western University, BA (2009)
University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, LL.B (2012)

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March 2023 Note: Jeff is not taking clients and will not be responding to prospective clients emails. The firm is closed but the blog will be updated.