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Overholt Law LLP is a Vancouver-based boutique firm providing high-quality advice and representation in the areas of employment and labour law. Our team is comprised of dedicated and committed professionals who help clients navigate through complex legal issues within the workplace.
Under the leadership of senior lawyer, Carman J. Overholt, Q.C., our lawyers have built a solid reputation and proven track record for resolving employment and other legal disputes. We leverage our knowledge and skill as experienced litigators to deliver fair, effective solutions to issues that impact the everyday lives of our clients.
Our firm is a true workplace law boutique. We practice in both employment and labour law. We have deep experience advising both employers and employees.
Having worked extensively on all sides of workplace disputes, we are able to offer comprehensive and creative solutions to even the most complex legal problems in the modern workplace.
Wrongful termination claims -- also known as wrongful dismissal claims -- can arise in various ways. However, at their core, wrongful termination claims arises from a Breach of Contract. The employer-employee relationship begins when both parties make promises to one...
The COVID‑19 pandemic has made remote work the “new normal". The increase of remote work in British Columbia and worldwide has led to many important discussions regarding the rights of remote workers and employers' corresponding obligations. An important question that...
When attempting to fill an open position, an organization will likely take numerous steps designed to ensure they find the right individual for the job. Factors such as work history and educational experience are used to build a coherent picture of the candidate from...
When you turn to our firm for assistance, we promise you straightforward advice and an intelligent, practical approach to resolving all types of workplace disputes including:
- Wrongful terminations
- Human rights complaints
- Issues arising in unionized environments
- Restrictive covenants
- Contracts and severance packages
- Workers’ Compensation matters
- Occupational health and safety issues
- Privacy issues