Connor advises and represents public and private sector employers on labour, employment, human rights, and workers’ compensation matters.
He has worked with employers in a diverse range of sectors, including mining, forestry, and post-secondary education. Connor is approachable and confident when dealing with clients. He focuses on building strong client relationships and finding direct and pragmatic solutions to complex legal issues.
Connor recently acted as in-house counsel to a large provincial Crown corporation while on secondment. While there, he oversaw the resolution of grievances, human rights complaints, bullying and harassment investigations, and terminations.
Connor began working at Harris as a summer student and became an associate in September 2015. As a law student, Connor was the co-founder and chair of the Professional Development Committee, which helps students prepare for and find articling positions. He also dedicated time to several pro bono legal groups, with a particular emphasis on providing legal assistance to students and low-income individuals.
Professional & Community Involvement
- Co-Chair, Labour Law section, Canadian Bar Association, BC branch, 2016– present
- Member, Employment Law section, Canadian Bar Association, BC branch
- Coach, Point Grey Youth Ball Hockey Association
Recent Speaking Engagements
- “Accommodation, Adjustments and Disclosure: Hiring and Retaining a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce”, a series of presentations for the Presidents Group/BC Partners in Workforce Innovation events, 2017-present.
Year of Call
- British Columbia, 2015
- JD, University of Manitoba, 2014
- BA, University of British Columbia, 2010