Representative Work

In 2018, John  represented a foreign parent corporation in defending two proposed Newfoundland and Labrador class actions seeking damages over $250 million 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

Ontario Bar Association Annual Pensions and Benefits Hot Spots. Jason Paquette is the co-chair of the session. Terra Klinck will be speaking on the topic of Annuity Discharge Rules

October 15, 2018

Sidebar: Ontario Pension Benefits Act Amended to Provide a Discharge for Buy-out Annuity Purchases Effective July 1, 2018

June 20, 2018

Pensions 101 for Employment Lawyers - Waterloo Region Law Association

June 15, 2018

Supplementary Pension Plans

June 11, 2018

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