Litigation can be jarring and uncertain for the parties involved. Through these often complex and stressful times, Catherine guides our clients with strongly positioned legal solutions.

Whether it is regarding wills and estates or labour and employment disputes, Catherine has an enduring ability to understand people and work well with all parties toward resolution.

Employment Services
Wrongful dismissal and related tort claims Restrictive covenants
Employment standards complaints Human rights complaints
Employment contracts

Estate Litigation services

Wills variation claims Committeeships
Executor & trustee compensation Construction of wills applications

Catherine has a unique array of experience, having worked in highly sought-after positions assisting the judiciary and on secondment at a large, intricate organization.

Clerking with the British Columbia Supreme Court, Catherine proofread judgments, observed court and discussed casesdirectly with judges, giving her an in-depth understanding of the judicial decision-making process and court proceedings.

Working on secondment, Catherine gained insight from the client’s perspective in terms of how complex organizations not only operate interdepartmentally but also prepare for litigation and structure in-house counsel.

With broad exposure into different areas of law, Catherine’s experience allows her to better serve our clients because she understands what makes a strong case from a judicial, commercial and legal perspective.

For Catherine, legal practice is a people practice—it is about building relationships, understanding motivations and finding solutions to often tumultuous disputes with prudence and efficiency.

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Education & Call to Bar
  • Call to the Bar 2017
  • Judicial Law Clerk – Supreme Court of British Columbia, 2015-2016
  • Juris Doctor, 2015, University of British Columbia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Art History, 2007, University of British Columbia