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Matthew  Larsen

Matthew Larsen *

Partner Fasken
In the area of labour and employment law, understanding a client’s business from top to bottom is key to providing practical and efficient legal advice.
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2012
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver
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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. 

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Education

  • JD University of Western Ontario
  • BA (with Distinction), English and Sociology University of Alberta

Community involvement

Report, Co-Author What Is New in Releases and Covenants Not to Sue Recent Developments and Legal and Practical Considerations Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia

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