Labour & Employment solutions designed for you.


At Smith Labour & Employment Law we are redefining client service through innovation. We are a virtual law firm that operates on a paperless platform, uses artificial intelligence legal research, and operates without the cost of bricks and mortar to deliver sound legal opinions and advice at a cost effective rate. Our clients are the beneficiaries of this innovative model and we look forward to serving each one to the highest standards.

Areas of Practice


Your company’s key asset is its employees. However, understanding and navigating todays labour and employment laws is incredibly complex.


At Smith Labour & Employment Law we understand that losing your job is one of the most stressful times of your life.

What People Say

I was referred to Ron when I had an employment issue. Ron surprised me with his compassion and understanding. He took time to reassure me and walk me through the scenarios. Because of this openness, I was prepared to say the right things at the right time in negotiations and I received a very fair resolution to my situation thanks to Ron giving me the tools!

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As the founder of MyLearningCoach, a quickly growing small educational business, I was pressed to have some legal agreements drafted. Smith Labour & Employment Law was recommended to me by a friend. Ron responded to my enquiry immediately and drafted up some legal agreements for my business within the week. He listened to my needs, was thorough in his work and explained the legal jargon to me in a way that I could understand. Working with Ron was seamless. I will return to Smith Labour & Employment Law for all my future legal needs as my business continues to grow.

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Deanna Fidelak

Founder of MyLearningCoach Educational Solutions Ltd.

Ron is always there when we need support and handles every inquiry and issue quickly and thoroughly. We have especially appreciated his client-centered practice and expertise in all aspects of employment law which helps us understand our obligations and legal options.

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Maggie Fulford B.A., BSc OT., DC

Registrar of College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Alberta

Over the past 15 years, I have relied heavily on the legal advice provided by Ron Smith. His advice has been instrumental in my career advancement and professional success. Now as President of Northern Development and Investment Group, I continue to lean on Ron for everything from simple LOI agreements to complex employment contracts. Smith Labour & Employment Law listens to my needs, responds quickly, is highly accurate and extremely detailed with their follow up and follow through. I will absolutely keep using Smith Labour & Employment Law for all my future legal needs as our business continues to grow.

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Sidney Waskiewich

President of Northern Development & Investment Group

We have been working with Ron Smith since 2010. Ron has successfully assisted our companies on multiple legal matters, from shareholder agreements, employment contracts to a lengthy legal dispute with a competitor. He has always provided our companies with exceptional service, is efficient, and provides us with valuable knowledge and professional advice, allowing us to make informed decisions confidently.
We will continue to work with and highly recommend Ron to business associates, family and friends

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Business Owner

Ron was absolutely fantastic to work with. He is kind, down to earth and very easy to talk to. He worked very hard to get me positive results and kept me well informed throughout the whole process. His fees were fair and he was an overall pleasure to work with given the circumstances. I would highly recommend his firm to anyone seeking help with labour & employment law.

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I was referred to Ron for a legal matter through a friend. I was very satisfied with the outcome of my matter as Ron successfully assisted me with his expertise and knowledge from his many years of experience. I highly recommend having Ron handle your legal needs.

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Richard Paquet

Owner/Operator of RTM Electric

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