David C. Wallbridge

David’s practice focuses on union side labour law, employment law, professional regulation, and litigation. He passionately believes in the interests of his clients and strives to find practical solutions to their disputes.

David regularly participates in mediation and other expedited methods to resolve conflicts. When matters do not settle, David has experience litigating before labour arbitrators, labour boards and the courts.

With clients that include labour unions and individuals with workplace issues, David represents people and organizations in a wide range of public sector environments and private sector industries.

David is a regular speaker on a variety of employment and workplace issues such as the duty to accommodate, drugs and alcohol, off duty conduct, sick leave benefits and the duty of fair representation.

In his advocacy work for progressive legislative change for Nova Scotia workers, David has appeared before the Law Amendments Committee of the Nova Scotia Legislature. He also secured changes to the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act to extend greater protection for Nova Scotians with disabilities.

David is a proud public school parent and is an active volunteer at his child’s amazing school.


Year of Call
Nova Scotia, 2005

Law School
LL.B., Dalhousie University, 2004

B.A., Trent University, 2001

Labour Law
Human Rights