Barbara Johnston is the National Co-Chair of Dentons Canada Labour and Employment Group and a partner in the Calgary office. Her practice focuses on management side labour, employment, human rights, constitutional and privacy law. Ms. Johnston has appeared before all levels of courts and administrative tribunals, including the Supreme Court of Canada, the Court of Appeal of Alberta, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, the Alberta Labour Relations Board, Human Rights Panels, Boards of Arbitration and Federal Labour Adjudicators. Ms. Johnston has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada (Labour and Employment Law); The Legal 500 (Labour and Employment); The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Employment Law and Workplace Human Rights); Who's Who Legal: Canada (Management Labour and Employment Lawyer); The 2009 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada - “Canadian Litigation Lawyers to Watch”; Lexpert – Top 40 Leading Canadian Lawyers Under 40. Ms. Johnston also holds a Bachelor of Arts (History and Economics) from the University of Alberta, a Bachelor of Laws from Queen’s University and a Master of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School. Ms. Johnston is the Honorary Consul of Belgium in Calgary.