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.
Ania Konikowski (barrister and solicitor) was called to the bar yesterday after a most impressive year as an articling student. Ania entered the profession as all lawyers should – sabre-ing a magnum of champagne for a firm celebration of her accomplishment. Our firm simply had no option but to celebrate this wonderful young lady and … Continued
TGC Head of Litigation Blair Curtis and articling student Ania Konikowski won an important victory today in a wrongful dismissal case dealing with issues of jurisdiction and contract construction. Blair and Ania are representing an employee who has brought a wrongful dismissal … Continued
Martin Sheard and Kemily Ho will be training the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program‘s summer clinicians today. The program is better known by the acronym “LSLAP.” LSLAP is a non-profit run by law students at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia. Clinicians provide free legal advice and representation … Continued
TGC lawyer Ian Kennedy successfully defended an employer’s application to strike or, alternatively, stay a lawsuit brought by an employee in the B.C. Supreme Court. The employer attempted to argue that separate proceedings brought by the employee before the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal and the Workers Compensation Board overlapped with the issues raised in the … Continued