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Canada 2023
British Columbia Employment & Labour
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Band 2

2 Ranked Lawyers

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Provided by Lawson Lundell LLP

The Labour, Employment and Human Rights Group advises employers in all aspects of workplace law in both the provincial and federal sectors, including labour relations, employment law, collective bargaining, wrongful dismissals, human rights, employment standards, pension and benefits litigation, employment equity, occupational health and safety, workers' compensation, privacy issues and business immigration.

Our group is proactive in resolving labour relations and employment issues and providing practical, sound and economic advice and developing strategies that will provide solutions consistent with the client’s business needs.

Members of the Group have extensive experience in acting as counsel before judicial and decision-making tribunals such as provincial and federal labour relations boards, arbitration boards, employment standards tribunals, human rights tribunals, workers' compensation boards as well as all levels of court.

We regularly provide collective bargaining advice and act as chief spokespersons for companies. Members of the Group have successfully negotiated collective agreements in a wide variety of industries, including the manufacturing, retail, transportation, forestry, film, credit union, security, construction and maintenance, education, child care and service industries. We also have extensive experience leading clients through mediation, conciliation, strikes, lockouts, picketing and other labour disruptions and unrest.

Chambers Review

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Employment & Labour - British Columbia
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Lawson Lundell is a well-regarded regional firm operating out of Vancouver and across Western Canada. It advises local and national employers on all aspects of labour and employment law, with notable areas of expertise including collective bargaining agreements, grievance arbitrations, labour relations and pension and benefits litigation. The firm and its lawyers have experience acting for clients in the mining, hospitality and retail sectors, with workplace human rights issues, wrongful dismissals and privacy matters accounting for much of its robust workload. In addition to representing employers, the firm possesses further expertise in representing plaintiff employees.

Notable Practitioners

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Robert A Sider KC
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Robert A Sider KC
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Robert Sider KC is a Vancouver-based lawyer who is renowned for his skill in wrongful dismissals, workers' compensation claims and workplace investigations. Additionally, he has notable experience advising on the employment aspects of M&A transactions.
"It is a pleasure to work with Rob. He has a very personable approach and is clearly an expert in employment matters."

Nicole Skuggedal
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Nicole Skuggedal
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Band 3

Nicole Skuggedal frequently acts on the labour and employment aspects of high-profile M&A transactions. She is based in Vancouver and also excels at advising on employment policies and executive terminations.
"Nicole brings a high level of experience and knowledge in working through our most difficult HR situations."

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Robert A Sider KC
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Robert A Sider KC
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Nicole Skuggedal
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Nicole Skuggedal
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Members

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Amy Nathanson

Cory Sully

Deborah Cushing

Jim Boyle

Jocelyn McAdam

Katy Allen

Meg Gaily

Ritu Mahil

Robert Sider

Ryan Berger

Sandra MacKenzie