Lindsay M. Lyster, QC, is a partner at Moore Edgar Lyster LLP, with a broad practice that includes human rights, labour, employment, administrative and public law. She acts for individuals seeking to enforce their rights and for trade unions and other progressive organizations, and is a sought after workplace investigator. Lindsay graduated from the UBC Faculty of Law as the Law Society Gold Medallist in 1991. She clerked with Justice McLachlin at the Supreme Court of Canada before being called to the Bar of British Columbia in 1993. She served as a Member of the BC Human Rights Tribunal between 2002 and 2010, and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada in leading constitutional and human rights cases. Lindsay is the President of the BC Civil Liberties Association and frequently acts as pro bono counsel for non-profit groups, including the BCCLA, West Coast LEAF and the Community Legal Assistance Society. She is the co-chair of CLEBC’s Annual Human Rights Conference, and is a frequent speaker on labour, human rights, employment and administrative law, as well as advocacy and legal ethics. She is an Adjunct Professor in the Peter Allard School of Law at UBC, where she has taught Administrative Law, Federalism, Charter Litigation, Human Rights and Labour Arbitration.
Year Called to the Bar:
Labour Relations - Labour
Workplace Human Rights - Employee