Representative Work

In 2018, John  represented a foreign parent corporation in defending two proposed Newfoundland and Labrador class actions seeking damages in relation to pension and benefits claims related to insolvent Canadian subsidiaries.


In 2018, Lisa  advised the employer sponsor of a public sector jointly sponsored pension plan on the creation of a new benefit option under the plan for the not-for-profit sector.


Terra acted as pension and benefits counsel to a large steel manufacturer in its 2014-2017 Companies Creditors’ Arrangement Act proceedings, in which the restructuring of legacy pension and post-retirement benefits were a critical aspect of the restructuring. Terra  acted for this employer in 2018 in the successful further restructuring of the "post-retirement benefit deal" with the unions and retiree groups.

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What We Do

BMKP Law is a boutique firm with a wealth of knowledge and experience advising both public sector and private sector employers on all facets of pension, benefits and executive compensation law.

Agility is our competitive advantage. We seamlessly partner with clients’ consultants, employment, corporate and litigation counsel, actuaries and other advisors to solve complex challenges. Working with our network of proven Canadian, U.S. and international business lawyers, we deliver specialized cross-border advice to multi-national private sector employers.

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What We Think

Legal Update November 2019

November 11, 2019

Sidebar: The Wildman Case - U.S. Court Provides Practical Guidance On Fulfilling Pension Fiduciary Duties

September 16, 2019

Sidebar: 2019 Funding Regulations Refine Ontario’s Defined Benefit Pension Plan Funding Rules

June 3, 2019

Sidebar: Pension and Benefit Highlights from Ontario's Budget 2019

April 15, 2019

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