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Leanne Monsma, Associate

Leanne Monsma

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction Alberta, 2015 | British Columbia, 2021
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver
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Overview

Leanne Monsma is a human rights, labour and privacy lawyer in Vancouver.

Leanne uses her awareness and understanding of human rights law to provide considered and strategic advice to organizations in the area of human rights. She provides counsel and guidance on issues of discrimination and accommodation and regularly assists clients with responding to human rights complaints. She appears before various administrative tribunals and at all levels of court on judicial reviews and appeals.

Leanne also provides comprehensive and tactical advice to employers on matters involving unionized and non-unionized workers. She has expertise in collective agreement interpretation issues and arbitration hearings. She regularly represents employers before labour arbitrators and the Labour Relations Board.

Leanne also assists clients on an array of privacy issues including legislative compliance, responding to access requests, responding to privacy complaints and implementing privacy policies and procedures. She appears on behalf of clients before the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner and at all levels of court on judicial reviews and appeals on privacy matters.

Before joining the firm, Leanne was an associate at a regional law firm in Edmonton.   

 

Client Work

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Career & Education

Education

  • Master of Laws, with distinction University College London
  • JD, with distinction University of Alberta
  • B.A. (Distn.), Psychology University of Alberta

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