Mitha Law Group

Mitha Law Group

Mitha Law Group is a boutique firm that provides a wide range of legal services in the areas of workplace law and commercial litigation. Our lawyers are known for providing exceptional advocacy and responsive client service.

We provide day-to-day legal and strategic advice to assist clients with achieving their business objectives. When disputes arise, we have extensive experience negotiating positive resolutions, and a proven track record of achieving favourable results before tribunals and courts. In addition to legal representation and advocacy, Mitha Law Group provides mediation and investigation services. Our team is led by Nazeer T. Mitha, KC, one of British Columbia’s leading litigators who has been consistently recognized in Lexpert and various other rating services.

Mitha Law Group represents employers in a wide range of sectors and industries including agriculture, banking and insurance, First Nations and First Nation entities, forest products and natural resources, healthcare, local government, real estate, retail, technology, transportation, and more.

With our extensive experience, we provide efficient and practical advice to help our clients successfully navigate a wide variety of challenging legal and organizational issues. When disputes arise, we offer high-quality advocacy in negotiations and legal proceedings.

Our lawyers also represent executives and senior managers in employment-related matters such as contract disputes, terminations and compensation issues.

Concerning workplace law, Mitha Law Group assists clients to navigate and/or litigate matters involving administrative law, employment law, human rights issues, labour law, health & safety and privacy law.

In the area of administrative law, we help organizations and professional bodies make sound business decisions that comply with statutory requirements and the rules of natural justice and procedural fairness. Our lawyers also represent clients at administrative tribunal hearings and in judicial reviews of tribunal decisions.

In the area of employment law, we assist clients with the full spectrum of issues arising out of the employment relationship, including hiring, managing and terminating employees. We regularly act for clients in employment standards adjudication hearings, at the Employment Standards Tribunal, and in all levels of court.

In the area of human rights, we provide employers and service providers with practical advice to reduce the risk of human rights complaints. When complaints do arise, our lawyers assist clients in negotiating resolutions and, if necessary, providing effective representation before the British Columbia and Canadian Human Rights Tribunals.

In the area of labour law, we partner with employers to manage all aspects of the unionized workplace. Our team represents employers before arbitration and labour relations tribunals concerning a wide range of disputes such as discipline and dismissals, replacement workers and inclusions/exclusions to the bargaining unit.

Our lawyers have been counsel on many of British Columbia’s leading cases involving strike and picketing-related injunctions and civil contempt applications. We have assisted many employers with obtaining orders restraining unlawful activity, and are frequently called upon to provide clients with timely advice when strikes or lock outs are on the horizon.

In the area of health and safety, we assist employers to address occupational health and safety issues and mitigate risk in the workplace. We offer advice and representation to employers, including with respect to day-to-day operational issues, regulatory compliance, and advocacy before workers’ compensation tribunals.

In the area of privacy law, our team helps private and public sector employers and organizations to identify, manage and respond to issues concerning privacy and access to information requests. We advise clients regarding statutory requirements in provincial and federal privacy legislation and common law causes of action in privacy matters.

Concerning investigations, Mitha Law Group lawyers are experienced at conducting workplace investigations into serious and complex complaints, including allegations of financial impropriety and fraud, bullying and harassment, sexual harassment, and sexual assault. We also conduct organizational reviews to assist employers with structuring their workplaces to enhance efficiency, effectiveness and productivity.

Concerning mediations, Naz Mitha, KC acts as a mediator in employment and commercial disputes of all sizes. With an understanding for the “art of the possible”, Naz achieves mediation results by working with parties to be creative and focus on what is possible, rather than on who is right and wrong. With Naz’s assistance, parties are often able to find fair and cost-effective resolutions to their disputes.

Concerning commercial litigation, our team has represented clients in a wide range of commercial litigation matters. We provide focused, effective advocacy to assist clients in negotiating favourable resolutions wherever possible or, where it is necessary, steering a matter through the court system to obtain an optimal outcome.

Our lawyers have acted for businesses, organizations, partners, shareholders, employers and employees in a wide range of litigation matters before commercial arbitrators and all levels of court in Canada, including the Supreme Court of British Columbia, the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, and the Supreme Court of Canada.

543 Granville St, Suite 920, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6C 1X8
(604) 283-8555
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