WASSIM GARZOUZI maintains a national practice dedicated exclusively to the representation of unions, with a particular focus on arbitration.

Wassim is the Past President of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers and currently sits on the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association‘s Board of Directors.

He is a Part-Time Professor at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, teaching the advanced Labour Law course, in both the French and English programs. In this same role, Wassim led a successful organizing drive resulting in the unionization of hundreds of faculty members. He also teaches Collective Agreements Arbitration at Queen’s University.

Wassim is the co-author of “Winning Cases at Grievance Arbitration, Second Edition“, the leading book on the law and practice pertaining to labour arbitration advocacy.

Outside of Labour, Wassim has no interests or hobbies.

2008 LL.B., University of Ottawa

2006 LL.L., University of Ottawa



Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario (AJÉFO)

British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA)

Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers (CALL)

County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA)

Law Society of Ontario (LSO)