Law Society of British Columbia
Barreau du Québec
Université du Québec à Montréal, LL.B
Canadian Bar Association - BC Branch
For almost twenty years, Virginie has been supporting employers in their day-to-day operations. Virginie has built a diverse workplace law practice both in Quebec and in British Columbia, incorporating experience from working at a national law firm, serving as in-house counsel for a leading Canadian post-secondary institution, and acting as Employee Relations Manager for Seaspan ULC. This unique insight enables her to offer nuanced and pragmatic workplace law solutions to clients.
Virginie has counselled clients from both provincial and federal jurisdictions, on a wide range of labour and employment law matters, including interpreting collective agreements, employer policies, discipline and grievance management. Virginie has acted as spokesperson in collective bargaining. She also supports her client through labour disputes.
Virginie acts as a trusted advisor to senior management, providing direction and advice on progressive labour and employee relation strategies for implementing best practices across the organization.