Employment Law Services
We advise employers and employees on matters including planning and negotiation, executive employment contracts, confidentiality and non-competition issues, shareholder disputes, mergers and acquisitions, and labour and employment injunctions.
Ian Kennedy successfully defended an application brought by an employer, a Molly Maid franchise, to dismiss a human rights complaint brought by Ian’s client. The Molly Maid franchise terminated the employment of Ian’s client the day after she missed work to attend urgent and necessary medical exams related to problems she was then experiencing with … Continued
TGC lawyer Blair Curtis successfully defended our employer client today in B.C. Provincial Court against a claim brought by a former employee. The former employee was seeking damages for a so-called “wrongful dismissal”. The Trial Judge dismissed the claim against our client, and furthermore ordered the former employee to pay to our client a 5% … Continued
Martin Sheard and Shannon Beebe won a trial on December 11, 2018, in the B.C. Supreme Court. Martin and Shannon successfully pursued damages for lost income, aggravated damages, costs and interest on behalf of a most deserving client. Amongst other important findings, the Court concluded that: [the plaintiff] dismissed [the defendant] in a manner that … Continued
Martin Sheard and Shannon Beebe have concluded a trial in the British Columbia Supreme Court. Though she is an experienced American lawyer, Ms. Beebe will not be called to the B.C. bar until some time in 2019. Ms. Beebe was granted leave of the court to sit at counsel’s table. The trial was about how … Continued