Gavin Hume  , Q.C. - Harris & Company LLP

Gavin Hume , Q.C.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 604-891-2228

Gavin is extremely well known in the labour law community, and was voted by his peers as Labour and Employment Law Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in Canada in 2012. He brings a wealth of experience working with clients in the labour and employment field and has a deep knowledge of the history, origins and key issues in law. Gavin intuitively understands the forces and dynamics of a situation and provides his clients with expert, straightforward advice.

Gavin’s practice focuses on labour relations and employment law. His experience includes representation of management clients before the labour relations boards, arbitration boards, the Provincial Court of British Columbia and the Supreme Court of British Columbia. In addition, Gavin provides clients with legal and tactical advice and long term planning strategies in the employment and labour relations area. He has acted for a wide variety of companies in the resource and other sectors of the British Columbia economy.

Gavin is a past president of the Law Society of BC, Life Bencher, former Chair, and current member of the Law Society of BC (LSBC) Ethics Committee, LSBC representative, on the council of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada, and Chair of the Federation’s Standing Committee on the Model Code of Professional Conduct. 

University of British ColumbiaBA 1964University of British ColumbiaLL.B 1967
Law Society of BC, 2011 termFederation of Law Societies of CanadaFederation Standing Committee on Professional Code of ConductCanadian Bar Association, and past chair of the Labour SectionLaw Society of British Columbia, Ethics Committee 2004 to 2006 and 2007 to date Law Society of British Columbia, Ethics Committee, 2008 to 2010Human Resource Management Association of British ColumbiaYMCA of Greater Vancouver, 1987 to dateGovernance Committee, YMCA of Greater Vancouver, 2006 to date

Office Location

Bentall Five, 14th Floor
550 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 2B5

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Labour and Employment Law of the Vancouver Metro Area
Gavin Hume , Q.C. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Labour and Employment Law (Employment)