Leslie Whittaker

Associate

Leslie is an associate in our Vancouver litigation group and practices primarily in the areas of the employment law and general commercial litigation.

Leslie has represented clients in a broad range of matters at various levels of court in British Columbia, as well as in proceedings before the BC Human Rights Tribunal and the BC Employment Standards Tribunal. She has successfully represented clients in mediations, applications, and trials.

Leslie obtained her Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of British Columbia and her Juris Doctor from Dalhousie University. Leslie has provided services at legal aid clinics in Halifax and Vancouver in employment, human rights, residential tenancy and wills and estates matters, and has volunteered with Access Pro Bono.

Leslie is professionally trained in theatre, including stage combat.

Professional Activities

Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia

Member, Vancouver Bar Association

Member, Canadian Bar Association (Women Lawyer’s Forum, Civil Litigation, Employment Law, Health Law, Privacy and Access, Entertainment Law and Young Lawyers subsections)