Alex Van Kralingen Bio
Alex Van Kralingen
ADMISSIONS & AFFILIATIONS
- Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2005
- Law Society of Ontario
- B.A. (Hons), Political Studies, Queen’s University, 2001 (Departmental Medalist)
- J.D., University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 2004
Alex is an employment lawyer and civil litigator who joined Israel Foulon Wong LLP after more than 10 years of operating his own firm in Toronto. Previously, Alex worked at two Bay Street firms and a leading litigation boutique.
Alex is recognized as a Lexpert leading practitioner in employment law. In Alex’s employment law practice, he represents both employers and key employees with respect to questions surrounding termination, federal and provincial human rights requirements, and has significant experience dealing with the obligations of departing employees, including pursuing injunctive relief when required. Alex also assists businesses from Ontario and abroad with their ongoing efforts to comply with the variety of legislative requirements that touch the workplace.
In Alex’s civil litigation practice, Alex represents clients from Ontario and abroad in actions alleging misrepresentation, fraud, defamation and other economic torts, Letters Rogatory applications, and proceedings pursuant to the Civil Remedies Act. Alex is also frequently involved in actions relating to shareholder rights, including oppression remedy cases. In those cases, Alex is often asked to pursue or defend against requests for injunctive relief. Alex has special experience with disputes in the context of closely-held companies.
Alex has provided educational sessions to business owners and other lawyers and has had his writings published and cited in judicial decisions.
Finally, a portion of Alex’s practice is dedicated towards public interest matters. To that end, Alex has represented families before coroner’s inquests, and separately, represented a victims’ group at the Long Term Care Inquiry, which reviewed the circumstances surrounding Elizabeth Wettlaufer’s crimes, and made substantive suggestions to improve Ontario’s Long Term Care system.
Tsitsos et al. v. Poka, 2022 ONCA 647
Diab v. Tsitsos et al., 2022 ONSC 1999
Tsitsos et al. v. Poka, 2021 ONSC 3418
Fong v. Big Picture Home Entertainment Limited, 2020 ONSC 7503
Tsitsos et al. v. Poka, 2020 ONSC 5108
Telus Communications v. Marche et al., 2019 ONSC 5273
Bradford Travel and Cruises Ltd. v. Viveiros et al., 2019 ONSC 4587
Burton v. Aronovitch Macaulay Rollo LLP, 2018 ONSC 3018
Lucky Star Developments Inc. v. ABSA Canada International, 2018 ONCA 346
Campbell v. Paradigm Sports, Inc., 2017 HRTO 1683
Lucky Star Developments Inc. v. ABSA Canada International, 2017 ONSC 4787
Mal’chykov v. Altima Dental Canada Inc., 2017 HRTO 398
Bernal v. Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples et. al., 2016 ONSC 7981
Al-Omani v. Bird et. al., 2016 ONSC 5779 (Div. Ct.)
King v. MCI Medical Clinics Inc.et. al., 2015 HRTO 1629
King v. MCI Medical Clinics Inc.et. al., 2013 HRTO 1284
Lanteigne v. Papasotiriou et. al., 2013 ONSC 4134
Benson Kearley IFG Insurance Brokers v. Logan et. al., 2012 ONSC 2855
Bowes v. Goss Power Products Ltd., 2012 ONCA 425
Second Cup v. Eftoda, 2011 ONSC 6365
Bodzan v. 1226619 Ontario Inc., 2010 ONSC 103
Amjay Ropes and Twines v. Cordex North America et. al., 2008 ONCA 247
Amjay Ropes and Twines v. Cordex North America et al., 2007 CanLII 36630
Decision No. 2192/05 2005 ONWSIAT 2745