Practice Areas

Employment Law
Labour Relations Law
Human Rights Law

Professional Discipline

 OH&S Lawyers

Corporate Governance,
Fiduciary Duties And
Shareholder Disputes
Privacy And Freedom
Of Information
Pension
And Benefits

Trusted Legal Advisors
In The Modern
Workplace

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.

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

How does severance pay work and when is it required?

Severance pay is a form of compensation provided to an employee by their employer when the employee's employment is terminated without cause (i.e., no fault of their own) and adequate notice of termination is not provided to the employee. The employee must have...

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How employee stress can lead to legal issues for employers

Most people are familiar with the negative impacts that stress can have on individual workers. Stress can result in health issues, cause turmoil in one's personal life and greatly impact workplace performance. However, employees are not the only ones who may face...

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Types of background checks and legal considerations

When hiring, it is understandable that employers want to know certain important information about the background of candidates, such as their criminal, work or credit history. However, it is important that those hiring in British Columbia follow employment laws and,...

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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