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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.

Insightful Advice.
360° Perspectives.

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.

Latest From Our Labour & Employment Law Blog

Employment law protects British Columbia workers against bullying

Bullying is not restricted to schoolyards. Although employees are protected under employment law, the number of British Columbia workers who are victims of workplace bullying is concerning. Victims typically suffer psychologically, even if they experience no physical harm. Along with…

Landmark employment law ruling made by Canada’s Supreme Court

Employers in British Columbia and other provinces in Canada might be interested in a recent Supreme Court ruling in connection with the rights of dismissed employees to bonuses under employment law. The ruling followed a case that involved an employee who claimed…

Employers must accommodate employees with disabilities

British Columbia employers are bound by human rights laws to accommodate workers with disabilities. Employment law also mandates that employers may not base appointments or discharges upon an employee’s disability. However, there are conditions under which an employer’s duty to accommodate is…

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