Constructive Dismissal Revisited

February 21st, 2017 by FH&P Lawyers

While employers have a general right to manage the workplace, they do not have a general right to unilaterally alter important terms in the employment contract. A constructive dismissal arises where…

Employment Agreement Pitfalls

February 14th, 2017 by FH&P Lawyers

Written employment agreements can benefit both employers and employees. They provide clarity about each party’s entitlements and obligations. Perhaps because of this, written employment agreements…

(AUDIO) Colin Edstrom Discusses Employment Discrimination

February 7th, 2017 by FH&P Lawyers

Colin Edstrom Discusses Employment Discrimination with AM1150.

When a Company is an Employee - Court Outlines Modern Approach to Employment Releationship

February 3rd, 2017 by FH&P Lawyers

The modern workplace is changing and with it the court’s notion of who is an independent contractor and who is an employee. The consequence of this evolution in understanding can have significant…

Don’t Burn Bridges: How To Leave Your Job

June 7th, 2015 by Gillian Dougans

I am often consulted by people who want legal advice about ending their employment. Some have been terminated and need advice about a severance package they have been offered. Some want to leave one…

“Can my employer do that?” – The Facts on Constructive Dismissal

April 14th, 2015 by FH&P Lawyers

The peaks and valleys of British Columbia’s economic landscape are often leaving employers looking for ways to reorganize their businesses, cut expenses and lower their overhead. Unfortunately,…

Wrongful Employment

October 15th, 2014 by Gillian Dougans

I was recently asked – is there such a thing as wrongful employment? There are such things as wrongful termination, illegal hiring practices, and criminal occupations but what about wrongful…

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The High Road: A Tour Through the Cannabis Act

So why, you ask, am I proudly wearing green today? Though it is the 17th of the month, it’s not St. Patty’s Day. No, today is a huge day for Canada, but also for the world – today marks the first day that cannabis is legal to purchase for recreational purposes.

FH&P Lawyers LLP welcomes David Kemp to the Firm

FH&P Lawyers LLP is pleased to announce David Kemp has joined the team as an associate of the firm.

FH&P Lawyers LLP is pleased to announce that Nancy Ling has become a Partner in the firm

FH&P Lawyers LLP is pleased to announce that Nancy Ling has become a Partner in the firm as of September 1, 2018. Nancy works in estate administration, wills, trusts, estate and incapacity planning, residential and commercial real estate, property matters, corporate transactions and business law.