Lai-King Hum

Lai-King Hum is the Principal and Senior Lawyer at Hum Law Firm. After working in “big law” in Montreal and Toronto, in 2014, Lai founded a boutique firm focusing on employment / labour law, human rights, and litigation. She also conducts workplace investigations and mediations, particularly with allegations of harassment. Called in both Ontario and Quebec, she provides advice to businesses, not-for-profits, and individuals, including corporate clients in education, healthcare, manufacturing, and financial / banking services. In January 2017, she was appointed Deputy Judge, SCJ, Small Claims, sitting part-time in Toronto.  She is also a Discrimination & Harassment Counsel at the Law Society of Ontario’s Discrimination & Harassment Program.
Active with the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, Lai was inaugural President, FACL National, and a FACL Ontario past-President. She is the immediate past Chair, Roundtable of Diversity Associations, and an executive at the Solo, Small Firm, General Practice sections, CBA. Lai works in both official languages, and speaks some Mandarin.