Kailey O'Neil

Part-time Instructor

Law, Faculty of


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BA (Queen’s University), JD (University of New Brunswick), LLM (Osgoode Hall Law School, expected April 2018)

Kailey joined UNB Law as an instructor in 2018. She was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2013 after articling at a national law firm. She practised with a boutique litigation firm in Toronto before joining the Regional Municipality of York as litigation counsel. Kailey has extensive experience with litigation and dispute resolution, including both pursuing and defending negligence and professional liability claims, construction disputes, municipal litigation, and wrongful dismissals. She has appeared before various levels of court in Ontario.

Kailey’s research focuses on vulnerable persons, forms of work, and the ways in which the law responds to those vulnerabilities. She is particularly interested in research on precarious working conditions and modern labour slavery around the world.

Courses taught

  • Law 2213 – Civil Procedure