Shawn C. Scarcello



Shawn Scarcello practices in the areas of Indigenous Law, Constitutional matters and Charter Claims, Civil and Commercial Litigation, and Child Protection representing clients on a variety of matters, including the following:

  • Class Actions (Plaintiffs)
  • Human Rights
  • Indigenous Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Oppression Remedy Proceedings
  • Child Protection Proceedings and Related Matters

Shawn also practices in the areas of labour and employment law, providing advice to employers on a variety of matters, including the following:

  • Discipline and Termination
  • Employment Litigation, Grievances, Mediations and Arbitrations
  • Human Rights Matters, including Discrimination, Accommodation and Harassment
  • Employment Standards
  • Employment Agreements
  • Workplace Policy Drafting
  • Collective Agreement Negotiations (Bargaining), Administration and Interpretation
  • Compensation and Benefit Matters

Shawn handles all manner of labour proceedings including complaints and charges under The Labour Relations Act, The Canada Labour Code, Workplace Safety and Health legislation, Human Rights legislation and Employment Standards legislation.

Shawn has successfully appeared before all levels of court in Manitoba, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and a variety of Administrative Boards and Tribunals, including the Manitoba Labour Board.


University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Laws, 2008

University of Winnipeg, Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), 2005

Leadership, Membership and Achievements

  • Law Society of Manitoba
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • University of Manitoba, Cecil Black Memorial Prize in Current Legal Problems, 2008
  • University of Winnipeg Academic All Canadian, 2001-2004
  • Law Society of Manitoba, CPLED Instructor, Negotiations Module, 2015-2016
  • University of Manitoba Moot Court Judge, 2016

Practice Areas

Indigenous Law
Administrative and Regulatory
Arbitration and Mediation
Child Protection
Civil Litigation
Debt Collection
Labour and Employment
Personal Injury