Peter Thorup is a senior partner at Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP. He articled in 1980 and thereafter began practicing labour and employment law with the now Chief Justice of Ontario, Warren K. Winkler, the original founder of the firm. Peter works out of both of the firm's Toronto and London, Ontario offices. He is involved in all forms of collective bargaining, corporate restructuring, development of pro active employer strategies and labour and employment litigation including union organizing, health and safety, and human rights matters.
He has acted as Co-chair at CLE Programs in labour law for both the Law Society and Canadian Bar Association. Peter and his partner, Roy Filion, are two of a small group of management labour lawyers from across Canada who are consistently listed in the "International Who's Who of Management Labour and Employment Lawyers". The independent firm Best Lawyers conducted peer-review surveys and, as a result, Peter has been named as the 2012 lawyer of the year in the London/Windsor area for the labour and employment law sector.
Peter is a Past President and a Founding Director of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers, a national organization of management labour and employment law lawyers.