A Partner at our Vancouver office, Jennifer represents employers in all areas of labour and employment law including wrongful dismissal, employment contracts, human rights issues, employment standards, union organizing, collective agreement interpretation, grievance handling, progressive discipline and investigations into employee misconduct.
Jen has experience appearing before arbitration boards and a variety of administrative tribunals including the Human Rights Tribunal and the BC Labour Relations Board. She has also appeared as counsel in the Provincial Court of British Columbia, Supreme Court of British Columbia and BC Court of Appeal.
A significant part of Jen’s practice involves acting for and advising First Nations governments, economic development corporations, and First Nations-owned entities and business and assisting with their policy development and training, as well as governance.
Jen volunteers for the BC SPCA Vancouver/Burnaby Branch as a Community Council member.
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, L.L.B., 2004
Université de Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), Ecole de Droit – Law Exchange Program
University of Alberta, Edmonton, B.A. (Hons.), 2000
Law Society of British Columbia, 2005
Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch
CPHR BC + Yukon
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers
Wrongful Dismissal Actions
Workplace Practices and Policies Employment Standards
Union Organizing and Applications for Certification
Discipline and Termination of Employment
Grievances and ArbitrationIndustry / Sector Experience
Warehousing and Distribution
Private Health Care Sector
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