Lydia Dobson’s practice areas include human rights, administrative law, labour law and employment law. In addition to her experience representing union members in a wide range of labour relations matters including at the Federal Public Sector Labour and Employment Relations Board, Lydia is passionate about upholding prisoners’ rights.

Lydia is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and is currently pursuing certification from the Law Society of Nunavut.

Lydia teaches in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa as well as the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University. Lydia is regularly consulted on issues of prisoners’ rights issues.

Lydia earned her law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School (J.D., 2021), and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Carleton University (Law and Legal Studies. (Hons.) 2012; Sociology and Anthropology M.A., 2014).

Prior to joining Champ & Associates, Lydia articled at a prominent Toronto based union-side labour and social justice firm and was employed as representational staff for one of Canada’s largest unions. During law school, Lydia focused on employment and human rights law as a caseworker at Parkdale Community Legal Services.