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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, K.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.
In British Columbia, restrictive covenants in employment contracts are a hot-button issue for professionals. If you are starting a new job and have been asked to sign an employment contract, it's crucial to understand the fine print that could shape your career...
The law in British Columbia protects workers from sexual harassment, but they need to speak up to make use of those protections. Many workers have a hard time fighting back against sexual harassment, including quid pro quo harassment, for various reasons. Workers...
Imagine your business is a sports team. Every successful team has a playbook, a guide that helps every player understand the game plan. For your business, the employee handbook is that playbook. It sets the stage for your company's culture, expectations and rules,...
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