Paul D. McLean

Partner Vancouver, Calgary, Halifax, T: 604.638.2044 F: 604.638.2049

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Bar admission

Law Society of Alberta
Law Society of British Columbia
Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society


University of New Brunswick, LL.B.
St. Francis Xavier University, B.A.

Membership and affiliations

Calgary Bar Association
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
Vancouver Bar Association


A Partner in our Vancouver office, Paul has been helping employers across Western Canada resolve workplace law problems for over two decades. He has significant experience in the mining, transportation, education, hospitality, construction and financial sectors. 

Recognized as a leading practitioner by Best Lawyers and Lexpert, Paul provides strategic counsel to clients concerning employment litigation, occupational health and safety, shareholder disputes, workers’ compensation, human rights, labour injunctions, CCAA proceedings, workplace class actions and executive compensation issues. Like many lawyers, he frequently finds himself in court or before administrative tribunals and arbitrators. 

When not attempting to stop pucks as a beer league goalie, Paul lectures as an Adjunct Professor at the UBC Faculty of Law, where he teaches employment law.

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