Matthew Larsen is a Partner in the firm’s Labour, Employment and Human Rights group. He is involved in every area of labour and employment law, including: collective agreements and individual contracts of employment, contractor relationships, human rights, employment standards, privacy and occupational health and safety matters.
He prides himself on providing clients with timely, strategic advice. This advice regularly includes assisting clients with the hiring process, advising clients regarding issues arising during the employment relationship, including performance, discipline, human rights issues and the termination of the employment relationship. Matthew regularly prepares contracts and policies for his clients, including executive and independent contractor agreements.
In addition to providing clients advice, Matthew also represents clients before the Courts, at arbitration and before various administrative tribunals.
A significant part of Matthew’s practice involves working with technology companies – from start-ups and growth stage companies, to large publicly traded companies. Matthew has extensive experience advising companies in the technology sector regarding the unique employment issues faced by technology companies, including independent contractor matters, employment standards issues and cross-border concerns.
Matthew regularly works with Fasken’s Corporate and Technology groups, providing labour and employment advice on corporate transactions, including sales, acquisitions and financings.
Matthew is regularly asked to speak to clients and industry groups on a variety of employment related topics.