As an employment lawyer, Dianne advises clients daily on a wide range of employment law matters, including terminations, wrongful and constructive dismissals, statutory obligations and human rights matters.

A significant portion of Dianne’s practice is dedicated to Occupational Health and Safety Law.  In this realm, Dianne provides day to day advise on a range of occupational health and safety (OHS) matters, including workplace health and safety regulatory issues, discriminatory action complaints, workplace investigations, and serious and fatal incidents.

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • “Trending Issues in Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Health and Safety”, Health Authority Occupational Health and Safety Managers Conference, June 2018
  • “Occupational Health and Safety Update”, (joint keynote speaker), Health Authority Occupational Health and Safety Managers Conference, June 2017
  • “Handling Difficult Conversations within the Dental Office Team”, Thompson Okanagan Dental Society Meeting, October 2016
  • “Dental Team Management”, Pacific Dental Conference, March 2016

Recent Publications

  • Bridge: Employment Law column, (regular contributor), British Columbia Dental Organization Newsletter

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Association of Counsel for Employers
  • Member, Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

Practice Areas

Year of Call

  • Newfoundland and Labrador, 2006
  • British Columbia, 2005


  • LLB (with Distinction) and MBA, University of New Brunswick, 2004
  • BSc, Memorial University, 1999