Gurkirat* is a study in contrasts. A self-proclaimed “Utopian”, he holds a solid respect for rules, discipline and time. He is also curious and thoughtful: while his formal education (which includes degrees in electrical engineering, business management and law) may have ended, Gurkirat maintains a strong love of learning, evident in his desire to spend his free time studying geography and climatology.
In his role as legal adviser, Gurkirat seeks to both reassure and unburden his clients, lightening the load that brought them into his office in the first place. From the outset, his goal is to create a cooperative, reciprocal lawyer-client relationship, where the client feels heard and engaged in the process. Gurkirat’s employment law work is built on a similar vision for the employer-employee relationship – with both sides working together, in balance and on an equal footing.
A member of the Law Society of BC, Gurkirat is originally from India where he was called to the bar and practiced law prior to moving to Canada. Before pursuing his law degree, he completed his MBA and gained several years of corporate experience working for a FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) company and a multinational bank. Gurkirat is also multilingual, fully fluent in English, Punjabi and Hindi and able to converse in Urdu. He is the anchor for our Surrey office and looks forward to expanding Kent Employment Law’s community to include this vibrant Lower Mainland city.
*Operating as a law corporation.