Tevlin Gleadle Curtis Voted Best in Canada!

We are honoured to be named as Canada’s best labour and employment law boutique by Canadian HR Reporter Magazine.  Thanks to everyone who cast a vote or supported us in any way.  We intend to earn this praise today, and every day going forward. See the official announcement, and our full page ad thanking our … Continued

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Ania Konikowski conducting her first trial

It seems like only yesterday that Ania joined the profession (in fact it has been several weeks) but she is already breaking new ground in classic Tevlin Gleadle Curtis fashion.  Today she will commence the first trial of her career.  In doing so of course she will shine. Best of luck Ania!

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Ania Konikowski win prevents complaint from being deferred

TGC lawyer Ania Konikowski successfully resisted an employer’s attempt to defer a Human Rights complaint brought by an employee who was fired while he was in hospital. The employer argued that the Human Rights complaint should be deferred because it overlapped with a wrongful dismissal lawsuit brought by the same employee.  The Human Rights tribunal … Continued

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Martin Sheard co-presents a nationwide teleseminar to the Advocates’ Society

Martin Sheard co-presented with Paul Pape to the Advocates’ Society today in a nationwide tele-presentation regarding the status of case law with respect to termination clauses in employment contracts.  The thesis of the presenters was that incompatible decisions have confused the law to the point that it is impossible to provide firm advice.  In the … Continued

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Ania Konikowski called to the BC bar

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

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Important win for Blair Curtis and Ania Konikowski

                            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

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Martin Sheard and Kemily Ho train UBC law students today

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

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Ian Kennedy defends employee lawsuit from application to strike or stay

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

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