Listed in British Columbia
Recognized as 5-Star Employment Lawyers, "Best Employment Lawyer and Law Firm" across Canada in 2023 by the prestigious Canadian HR Reporter. 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Repeatedly Recommended lawyer for Vancouver Leading Practitioners - Employers.
Full service law firm with offices throughout the Lower Mainland and a leading Employment, Labour & Disability Group.
There is no workplace issue that the KSW Employment Group will not help with. Their expertise covers the entire life cycle of the employer/employee relationship: drafting and advising on employment contracts and workplace policies, conducting investigations, WorkSafeBC and occupational health & safety, dismissal planning advice and severance packages, negotiation and mediation of employment disputes, injunctions to protect confidential information or enforce non-solicits or non-competes, and representation in wrongful dismissal, employment standards, or human rights complaints. KSW also advises employers on staying non-union and helps their union clients with certification, bargaining, labour relations matters under the collective agreement, and grievance arbitrations.
The KSW Employment Group is comfortable navigating the many different arenas of workplace law: all levels of provincial and federal court, the Labour Relations (BC) and Canada Industrial Relations Board and administrative tribunals such as the Human Rights Tribunal, Employment Standards Tribunal, Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal (WCAT), and Social Security Tribunal. They have also successfully challenged administrative decisions through judicial reviews and appeals.