Danny practises in all areas of labour, employment and human rights law. He acts on behalf of management in both federal and provincial jurisdictions, regularly helping clients respond to wrongful and constructive dismissal claims, human rights complaints and statutory entitlement claims.
Danny’s approach to workplace issues is practical, thoughtful and detail-oriented. He enjoys getting to know his clients and their businesses and becoming a trusted advisor in order to get the results that meet their short and long-term objectives. He assists clients with drafting, maintaining, and enforcing employment contracts, including restrictive covenants, as well as preparing, implementing and monitoring workplace policies to eliminate future friction. Clients often seek his advice in dealing with complex human rights and accommodation issues, negotiating or litigating terminations, layoffs and performance management.
Danny is approachable and easy to work with; providing a pragmatic and common-sense approach to complicated legal issues
Danny regularly advises and represents clients in grievance arbitrations, collective bargaining, and day-to-day matters that arise in a unionized workplace. Danny also advises clients on the employment and labour issues involved in corporate transactions.
Danny speaks and writes on a wide range of employment and labour law topics, including delivering seminars and training to clients on all workplace issues. Danny has been called to the bar in three jurisdictions which provides him with the insight to solve complex legal issues in diverse sectors.
Outside of the office, Danny loves to watch his two sons play in the back yard and share family time at the beach. He also finds time to train for triathlons and enjoys the reward of achieving a personal best each time he races.
B. Comm and LL.B, Murdoch University, Western Australia
Year of call
Western Australia, 2007
British Columbia, 2015
Membership / Affiliations
Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia and Yukon (CPHR)
Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)