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Elizabeth Reid, Partner

Elizabeth Reid *

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2006 | Yukon, 2015
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver
*Law Corporation


Elizabeth Reid is a labour, employment and human rights lawyer in Vancouver. Clients appreciate Elizabeth’s technical expertise and engaging personality as they navigate through the complex employment and human rights laws that impact their relationships with their employees.

Elizabeth’s approach starts with prevention. Her focus is creating clear and accessible contracts and policies that can be understood by employees and employers alike. She is a skilled advisor for day-to-day concerns and compliance issues that occur during the employment relationship, and works collaboratively to get results that meet her clients’ needs.

If formal proceedings are necessary, Elizabeth represents clients at all levels of court in British Columbia, as well as in front of provincial and federal human rights and employment standards tribunals. A former judicial law clerk at the British Columbia Court of Appeal, Elizabeth brings valuable insight into the judicial decision-making process to her litigation work.

Seen as someone who can explain complex areas of law in a clear and compelling way, Elizabeth is regularly asked to provide legal commentary for television, radio, and print media.  


Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • LLB University of Victoria
  • BSc (Hons) University of Victoria
  • BFA, Theatre University of Victoria

Community involvement

  • Guest Presenter, Workplace Law, Dress for Success
  • Director, Board of Directors of Touchstone Theatre (2015–2021)
  • Volunteer, Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre (2012–2014)
  • Past President of the Board, Rumble Theatre

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Past Chair, Employment Law Subsection, BC Branch, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Vancouver Bar Association
  • Faculty Member, CLEBC Employment Conference 2014; CLE Human Rights Conference 2011
  • Judge, Canadian Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Mock Trial Competition (2005–2009)


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Speaking Engagements

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