Kemily Ho successfully opposes stay application

TGC lawyer Kemily Ho successfully opposed an application brought by an employer in the Court of Appeal for a stay of a judgment obtained against that employer by Kemily’s colleague Martin Sheard. You can read about the decision here.

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Kemily Ho appears in Court of Appeal

TGC lawyer Kemily Ho is appearing in the B.C. Court of Appeal today resisting an application by an employer for a stay of execution. The employer is applying for a stay of execution on a judgment obtained by TGC lawyer Martin Sheard. A stay would excuse the employer from paying all or part of that … Continued

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David McWhinnie attends Pre-Law event

TGC lawyer David McWhinnie attended the “Meet Me at the Bar” event hosted by the Pre-Law Society at the Peter Allard School of Law on March 26, 2019. This event provides an opportunity for students going into law school, or thinking about going into law school, to meet with practicing lawyers and to hear their … Continued

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David McWhinnie defends Vancouver doctor

TGC lawyer David McWhinnie successfully defended a Vancouver doctor from a lawsuit that included claims for wrongful resignation and breach of fiduciary duty. The case arose from a breakdown in relations among a group of physicians who had been practicing together at a Vancouver reproductive medicine clinic. That breakdown eventually lead to the departure of … Continued

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Best in Canada – 2019 voting has begun!

We have been nominated again as the best employment law boutique in Canada. If you would consider voting, it would be most appreciated. Winning last year was an honour, one which we would love to repeat! You can vote by following this link.

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Kemily Ho wins application to move trial

TGC lawyer Kemily Ho was successful today arguing an application to move the trial of a constructive dismissal action from Vancouver to another court registry. An application to move a lawsuit from one court registry to another involves consideration of the interests of justice as well as the balance of convenience between the parties. TGC … Continued

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Will you vote for us again? TGC is honoured to be nominated as best employment law boutique in Canada for the second consecutive year!

For the second consecutive year we have been nominated as Canada’s best employment law boutique. Last year we won, but it is an honour just to be nominated. If you want to vote for us, please follow this link. Please note that the voting does not begin until February 18, 2019. It runs until March … Continued

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Martin Sheard wins costs

Martin Sheard has won costs for our client. The decision follows on a trial Martin and Shannon Beebe won in late 2018. Justice Gomery of the Supreme Court awarded our client $11,000 plus her disbursements for a trial which spanned 2.5 days.

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Ian Kennedy defends Human Rights complaint

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

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Blair Curtis Wins in Defence Against Unmeritorious Claim

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

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