Lisa Chamzuk

Lisa Chamzuk

Lawson Lundell LLP

Recognized since 2019

Vancouver, British Columbia

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits Law

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Lisa is a partner in the firm’s Pensions and Employee Benefits Group and Protection of Privacy and Freedom of Information Group.

Pension and Employee Benefits

Lisa’s pension and employee benefits practice has a special emphasis on multi-employer pension plans and health and welfare trusts, usually sponsored for specific industries. Lisa represents dozens of board of trustees and corporate plan sponsors in both the public and private sector and in a wide variety of industries.

Lisa provides advice and strategic support to boards of trustees, sponsors of pension and employee benefits plans and administration teams in respect of the interpretation and amendment of plan texts, the application of the governing legal principles and provincial and federal legislation and also on the day to day issues that arise with these plans. Through her pension practice Lisa works regularly with the Financial Institutions Commission of BC and other regulatory agencies.

Lisa manages and provides strategic support and risk assessment to her clients on complex pension and employee benefit litigation, including class actions.

Privacy Law

Lisa is the firm’s privacy law and document retention specialist and works regularly with clients to comply with applicable privacy legislation and to find and implement creative solutions to privacy issues as they arise. Lisa works regularly with the Personal Information and Protection Act (British Columbia), the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (Canada), and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act(British Columbia).

  • Cathedral Place, Suite 1600
    925 West Georgia Street
    Vancouver, BC V6C 3L2
Bar Admissions
  • British Columbia, 2002
  • Canadian Bar Association: Pensions and Benefits - Former Chair/ Former Secretary
  • Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute - Member
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans - Member; Canadian Legal/Legislative and Public Sector, Committee Member
  • The Law Society of British Columbia - Member

Lawson Lundell LLP
Headquarters: Vancouver, British Columbia

75 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

26 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada awards

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Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Employee Benefits Law, Vancouver, Canada (2022)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2024 for work in:
  • Employee Benefits Law
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory: repeatedly recommended as a Leading Practitioner for Pensions and Employee Benefits (Employer)
  • Chambers Canada: recognized in the Pensions & Benefits (Canada) category
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: recognized for Employee Benefits Law


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