Kyle Van Schie


  • Commercial Litigation

  • Employment, Labour & Public Law


About Kyle

Kyle joined Soloway Wright as an Associate in 2015 after completing his articles with the firm. Kyle is a litigation lawyer who is a member of the Employment, Labour & Public Law, and Commercial Litigation practice groups.

Kyle has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, including the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Superior Court of Justice and the Small Claims Court, as well as in the Federal Court.  Kyle has also represented clients before several administrative tribunals in the fields of labour, employment and human rights law, including the Human Rights Tribunal, the Social Security Tribunal and the Labour Relations Board.

Away from the office, Kyle enjoys spending time with his wife and young son. He is also a sports enthusiast who follows the sports world closely and is always up for a game whether on the ice, the links, the field or the court.

Call to Bar 2015


  • J.D. University of Ottawa (2014)
  • B.A. (Hons.), University of Waterloo (2010)


Ottawa Office



Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Ranked in the top 10 of his graduating class, University of Ottawa (2014)
  • Common Law Entrance Scholarship, University of Ottawa (2011)
  • Ranked 2nd among the Legal Studies graduating class, University of Waterloo (2010)
  • Published essay “Clergy Sexual Misconduct and the Law” at the University of Waterloo (2010)
  • Arts Alumni Entrance Scholarship, University of Waterloo (2006 – 2007)
  • University of Waterloo President’s Scholarship, University of Waterloo (2006)
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Member of the County of Carleton Law Association
  • Member of the Christian Legal Fellowship


  • Alan Riddell and Kyle Van Schie, “Walking A Fine Line With Terminations” – Canadian Employment Law Today – June 2017
  • Alan Riddell and Kyle Van Schie, “Holiday Roads Have Different Routes” – Canadian Employment Law Today – May 2017
  • Alan Riddell and Kyle Van Schie, “How to Deal with Aging Employees Who Don’t Want to Retire” – Workplace Today – June 2016
  • Alan Riddell and Kyle Van Schie, “The Perils of Inserting Non-Solicitation and Non-Competition Clauses Into Your Employment Agreements” – Workplace Today – May 2016
  • Alan Riddell and Kyle Van Schie, “Employers Can Be Sued for Failing to Investigate Complaints of Workplace Harassment in a Timely Way” – Workplace Today – April 2016
  • Alan Riddell and Kyle Van Schie, “Non-Christian Holidays and Your Legal Obligations” – Workplace Today – February 2016
  • Alan Riddell and Kyle Van Schie, “Employers Beware – In 2015 Your Firm’s Termination Clause May Suddenly Have Become Unenforceable” – Workplace Today – November 2015
  • Alan Riddell and Kyle Van Schie, “When Can You Safely Reduce Your Payroll By Placing Redundant or Unwanted Employees on Unpaid Temporary Layoff” – Workplace Today – October 2015
  • Alan Riddell and Kyle Van Schie, “Corporate Executives Who Moonlight Beware” – Workplace Today – September 2015
  • Alan Riddell and Kyle Van Schie, “When Can You Fire An Employee For Off-Duty Misconduct Or Vulgarity?”, Workplace Today, August 2015
  • Alan Riddell and Kyle Van Schie, “When Can You Fire an Employee for Behaviour in the Bedroom?”, Workplace Today, June 2015