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Ilan Burkes Joins Harris

Harris is pleased to announce that Ilan Burkes has joined our labour & employment practice.

Ilan’s practice focuses on labour, employment, human rights and privacy law. He offers legal and strategic advice to employers on issues such as collective agreement interpretation, employee discipline, as well as human rights and the duty to accommodate. Ilan represents his clients before labour relations boards, arbitrations boards, other administrative tribunals and the courts. He also conducts collective bargaining for employers.

Ilan joins us from the Health Employers’ Association of B.C. where he worked as legal counsel and as a labour relations consultant.

Geoffrey Litherland, the firm’s managing partner states: “Ilan’s approach is thoughtful, perceptive and determined. He creates strong relationships with clients, paying close attention to detail in order to help them successfully navigate difficult issues. We are very pleased to have Ilan join our team.”