M. Patricia Gallivan, QC
Senior Counsel

Lawson Lundell LLP

925 West Georgia St, Suite 1600, Cathedral Pl
Vancouver, BC V6C 3L2
Phone: (604) 631-6718
Fax: (604) 694-2904
E-mail: pgallivan@lawsonlundell.com

Patricia is the senior member of the Labour & Employment Group with extensive experience in all facets of labour relations, employment and human rights law. She acts as counsel and provides strategic and tactical advice to corporate and institutional clients emphasizing preventative aspects of labour and employment law. Her practice includes collective agreement negotiations, as well as appearing as counsel on behalf of employers at arbitration, and before the provincial and federal Labour Relations Boards, Human Rights Tribunals and all levels of court. She is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, Legal 500 Canada, Who’s Who Legal: Canada, Expert Guides, and in Chambers Canada and Chambers Global. Patricia was awarded an inaugural Lexpert Zenith Award as a leading women lawyers in Canada. She is a past president of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers and a Fellow of The US College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. Patricia spent two years as legal assistant to the Chair of the British Columbia Labour Relations Board before entering private practice. She was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1977, the Northwest Territories Bar in 2008, and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2000.

Year Called to the Bar:1977 (BC)
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