Lawyers For Workplace Investigations

Clients come to Overholt Law for advice with respect to workplace investigations because of our proven track record and reputation and our ability to assist businesses of all sizes with both investigations and the legal issues that arise out of them. We work with organizations in matters on internal workplace investigations in a variety of contexts, including investigations required under workers' compensation legislation and where a breach of human rights law is alleged. We offer discreet and confidential representation and aim to resolve the issues our clients face in a timely manner.

The need for organizations to conduct a proper investigation is more important today than ever before as a flawed investigation can cost an organization dearly. Our lawyers pay particular attention to detail when handling workplace investigations or when advising internal investigators on their roles. We are aware of the pitfalls to avoid while conducting investigations, and our clients have found our independent and unbiased manner to be an asset in complex investigations. We have the skills and necessary resources to conduct a thorough investigation, and to handle related legal issues involving employment law, workers' compensation and more.

Investigating Harassment, Workplace Bullying, Wrongful Dismissal And More

We handle and advise on investigations in several areas such as:

  • Harassment in the workplace
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and workers' compensation
  • Bullying and harassment complaints
  • Employee misconduct or breach of company policies
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Human rights law

We have experience in investigating a broad range of complaints, and we are particularly sensitive to the challenging issues often present in an investigation. We are familiar with a variety of investigation techniques that may be necessary to handle an internal investigation, and we know what strategies are likely to work best given the circumstances of your situation. We are highly involved in our cases and committed to providing the level of personalized attention that our clients seek.

Contact The Team At Overholt Law

To contact the lawyers at Overholt Law please call 778-653-7561 or 877-296-1161. You may also contact our team online to schedule your consultation. The firm is located in Vancouver, and our lawyers represent clients located throughout B.C. and beyond. We have the skills to undertake work for clients based in international locations for their legal issues that arise in British Columbia.

Publications

"Policies, Internal Complaint Investigations, and Problem Areas for Employers" — A Presentation to the BC Human Resources Management Association — January 21, 2014

"Workplace Investigations in Difficult Situations", BCLMA Topics Newsletter, Summer 2015.