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Serious insight for serious situations.

Serious insight for serious situations.

Zoë King

B.Sc., B.Ed., M.Sc., LL.B.

Workplace Investigator & Trainer

About Zoë King

Zoë King is a compassionate investigator who actively listens to those she engages with in order to help them better understand the investigation process and to feel comfortable about participating. She is passionate about education and the improvement of working conditions in workplaces across all industries. With this, Zoë appreciates the importance of staying abreast of the range of factors that inform a fair and thorough investigation, allowing for sound findings and effective recommendations.

Expertise & Services

Zoë is especially effective at maintaining a calm demeanour in emotionally charged situations, and she is able to make those she speaks with feel at ease. Her approach is educative, enabling her to help people understand issues and concepts. Zoë is particularly experienced in dealing with cases involving harassment, sexual harassment, and bullying, and in facilitating training on investigations.

Background

Zoë began her legal career practicing litigation at a large business firm, before joining a leading supermarket chain, where she served as in-house counsel for 10 years. There she provided strategic advice to labour relations, HR, and management on a wide range of employment-related matters, including workplace investigations, disciplinary procedures, workplace policies, and legal requirements. Zoë also coached HR managers on how to conduct workplace investigations, and was instrumental in helping to develop the company’s internal guide to conducting investigations and writing investigation reports.

In addition to her legal experience, Zoë has also served as a special education teacher, and has taught and counselled teens living with a variety of learning, social, and emotional disorders. She is also a volunteer member on the board of directors of the Community Counselling and Resource Centre in Peterborough.

  • Called to the Bar of Ontario
  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School
  • M.Sc., Memorial University
  • B.Ed., St. Thomas University
  • B.Sc., McMaster University