Steven Rogers

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Steve splits his practice between VSLO’s Vancouver and Victoria offices, with a focus on:

Labour Law – Representing unions in labour relations matters, including arbitrations and Board applications.
Pension and Benefit Law – Advising pension and health and welfare plan trustees, and conducting benefit litigation.
Human rights law particularly discrimination in the employment context.
Employment Law, including wrongful dismissal litigation and harassment complaints.
Police Lawincluding representation of RCMP members with workplace issues and Code of Conduct proceedings.
Bankruptcy and CCAA proceedings, on behalf of unions and employees of insolvent employers.
Professional Regulation – Representing employees in professional disciplinary proceedings.

Steve has appeared in all levels of court in B.C., including the B.C. Court of Appeal and the Federal Court of Appeal and has had success in defending leave applications to the Supreme Court of Canada. Steve has experience representing unions, benefit trustees and employees in collective agreement arbitration, Labour Relations Board proceedings and matters before various other administrative tribunals. Steve has been actively involved in Charter litigation since 2007 and continues to strive to protect the rights of employees to free collective bargaining.

Steve first began working at Victory Square Law Office LLP as a research assistant and articled student between 2004 and 2006. Steve was called to the bar in B.C. in 2007, and became a partner at the firm in January, 2012. Steve practices as a professional law corporation.

Steve earned his Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (English Literature) from UBC, where he received the “Edward Peck Industrial Relations Prize” in Law and the “Panvini Scholarship” in Law.

Steve is a member of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers, the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the Canadian Bar Association.

An avid traveller, Steve has visited all 7 continents and more than 50 countries.

Direct Voice: 604.602.7996
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Steve’s Assistant is Annamaria Pears, 604 602 7990