Leading employment lawyers serving Vancouver and BC, Alberta, and the Far North
Employment law for everyone
Based in Vancouver with offices in Surrey, Kelowna, and Victoria, we advise employers and employees alike, helping them navigate the legal complexities of the modern workplace. Kent Employment Law prides itself on long experience, real empathy, and high competence, providing expert guidance and staunch advocacy for clients in BC, Alberta and the Far North.
Trusted employment lawyers who speak your language
Kent’s highly accomplished lawyers have the experience and the expertise to advise on all aspects of employment law, including employment contracts, wrongful dismissal, severance, and workplace human rights. Our lawyers earn the trust of our clients by taking the time to educate them about their rights and responsibilities, helping them secure their rightful interests and avoid unnecessary problems. And since our dedicated team is also multilingual, Kent can provide legal services in English, Punjabi, Hindi, and Urdu.
Services for employers
Does your organization have trouble attracting and retaining talent? Do different departments have trouble working together? The Kent approach focuses on helping employers maintain healthy, happy, and productive workplaces by developing sustainable employment policies, from recruitment and onboarding to promotion and retirement. We work with businesses of all sizes, representing a wide variety of industries and workplace contexts, to resolve existing issues and prevent future ones by keeping all stakeholders on the same page.
Services for employees
Have you lost your job? Are you starting a new one? Could you be facing changes to your compensation package or other aspects of your current position? Are you concerned about how a co-worker or supervisor is treating you? Whatever your workplace situation may be, Kent Employment Law understands the issues facing employees, and we can help educate you about your rights, how to protect them, and how related legal processes work. Whatever the circumstances and whatever it takes to improve them, our goal is to support you in achieving fair and sustainable outcomes in the workplace.
A new model for workplace relationships
The Kent team can help your organization activate a cooperative, transparent, and respectful workplace culture, one that sustains employer and employee alike on an ongoing basis, allowing both to succeed and find meaning in their work. Learn more about this forward-looking approach by reading our E-book.
Empowering people and organizations by protecting their legal rights
Kent Employment Law exists to bring about fair and equitable outcomes for employees and employers alike, and it does so by accurately identifying and vigorously advancing the interests of its clients. Our work secures justice for victims of discrimination, restores confidence to damaged relationships, and infuses whole workplaces with a spirit of cooperation and shared destiny.
Our founding partner, Simon Kent, started practicing employment law because he wanted to empower ordinary people, and the same mission animates everything we do today. From the heart of Vancouver and all over BC, into Alberta, and even the Far North, the Kent team stands ready to support its clients with a combination of empathy, insight, innovation, and old-fashioned hard work.