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Lucy Williams is building a general litigation practice focused on employment and labour law. Providing advice and representation on a range of human rights issues, she also acts for clients in matters relating to allegations of wrongful dismissal and constructive dismissal. Lucy has significant experience assisting clients in the hospitality and senior care sectors.

Providing counsel to public- and private-sector employers on terminations and employee misconduct, Lucy works with clients in unionized and non-unionized settings across a range of industries. She has drafted legal opinions and advised on investigations into matters involving correctional officers, and assisted on files relating to the BC Liquor Distribution branch. Lucy has represented clients and assisted senior counsel in matters before the BC Labour Relations Board, the BC Human Rights Tribunal as well as British Columbia’s Supreme Court and provincial court.

As part of her broad litigation practice, Lucy provides counsel on collections. She is also involved in civil forfeiture files, advising on the Charter or Rights and Freedoms in connection with the seizure of proceeds of crime and instruments of crime.

While studying law in England, Lucy served as a student advisor at the University of Manchester’s Legal Advice Centre.



Education & Admissions

2019
Called to the British Columbia bar
2018
Certificate of QualificationNational Committee on Accreditation
2011
LLM Intellectual Property LawUniversity of Manchester
2010
LLB (Honours)University of Manchester

Insights by Lucy Williams (3 Posts)

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McMillan’s Employment Law Breakfast Series

McMillan’s Vancouver Labour and Employment Group is proud to launch it’s first ever Breakfast Series covering key employment and human rights issues!

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May 25, 2021 - 10:00 am - 11:15 am PDT
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BC Government Announces Important Changes to the Employment Standards Act in Response to COVID-19

The Government of BC announced today the following important changes to the Employment Standards Act in response to the COVID-19 emergency:

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Mar 24, 2020
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The Tort of Conversion in the Electronic Age: A Case Study

The British Columbia Supreme Court has found that the tort of conversion must include wrongful interference with intangible goods. Read more here.

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Mar 12, 2020