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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Brian Thiessen QC

Calgary, Canada Canada Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Employment & Labour
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Brian Thiessen QC is the managing partner of Osler's Calgary office, and commands widespread respect for his broad practice that includes a strong focus on the employment and privacy aspects of major transactions. He also provides advice on employment disputes.
"Brian Thiessen is great at managing his team and giving super practical advice." "He has a lot of expertise and is one of the pre-eminent lawyers in the country relative to labour and employment."
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Practice Areas

Employment/Labour, Privacy, Litigation. Focuses on managerial side of employment/labour issues, including executive employment matters, retention bonuses, and human rights complaints. Advises corporations on employment law, effects of restrictive covenants, development and implementation of privacy and employment policies.

Career

Brian clerked at the Court of Appeal and Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta. He has practiced as an employment & labour lawyer for 21 years. Previously, Brian was the National Co-Chair of the Employment & Labour Group at Blakes, before joining Oslers’ National Employment & Labour practice.

Professional Memberships

Chair, Calgary Police Commission. Chartered Professional in Human Resources – CPHR. Certified Information and Privacy Professional – Canada, IAPP. Law Society of Alberta. Law Society of British Columbia. Board of Directors – Calgary Police Foundation.

Publications

Employment & Labour Law in British Columbia, Lexology Navigator, 2018.

Canadian Employment Law, Legal 500: Country Comparative Guide, 2017 - 2018.

Personal

Alberta, 1998

British Columbia, 2016

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Brian Thiessen QC

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

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TransCanada Tower, Suite 2500

450-1st Street SW

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