Jennifer D. Wiegele

Partner Vancouver, T: 604.638.1951 F: 604.638.2049

Gwen Perry Assistant 604.638.2050 x461 gperry@mathewsdinsdale.com

Biography

Bar admission

Law Society of British Columbia

Education

University of British Columbia, LL.B.
Université de Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), Ecole de Droit, Law Exchange Program
University of Alberta, B.A. (Hons.)

Membership and affiliations

BC Branch
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers
Canadian Bar Association
CPHR BC + Yukon

Profile

A Partner at our Vancouver office, Jennifer represents employers in all areas of labour and employment law including wrongful dismissal, employment contracts, human rights issues, employment standards, union organizing, collective agreement interpretation, grievance handling, progressive discipline and investigations into employee misconduct.

Jen has experience appearing before arbitration boards and a variety of administrative tribunals including the Human Rights Tribunal and the BC Labour Relations Board. She has also appeared as counsel in the Provincial Court of British Columbia, Supreme Court of British Columbia and BC Court of Appeal.

A significant part of Jen’s practice involves acting for and advising First Nations governments, economic development corporations, and First Nations-owned entities and business and assisting with their policy development and training, as well as governance.

Jen volunteers for the BC SPCA Vancouver/Burnaby Branch as a Community Council member.

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