Several RLR lawyers have considerable experience and specialized training in mediation and arbitration procedures, also sometimes referred to as “Alternative Dispute Resolution” or ADR.

A high percentage of civil disputes are resolved without going to trial. Therefore, at RLR we view being adept in ADR processes as a core competency for a successful law firm. The significant costs and delays inherent in the court system make ADR an increasingly valuable and important option for clients who wish to efficiently resolve disputes (particularly in the business context) and/or avoid the acrimony of an adversarial process (particularly in the family law area). Whatever the context, RLR lawyers can advise you about available ADR options relevant to your issue and assist you in developing effective strategies to achieve your objectives.

If you are involved in a Family Law dispute and you want to know more about alternatives to court, visit our Family Mediation and Arbitration page.

Making sense of layoffs during a pandemic. Sheridan King featured on Island Thrive podcast.

Early in July, Sheridan King joined Dave Monahan and Paul Holmes, of Smart Dolphins IT Solutions on their podcast, Island Thrive. Sheridan provided an update on employment law issues in B.C.’s current economic climate, focusing on temporary layoffs and COVID-19. Sheridan reviewed a broad range of employment law concepts that come into play when a B.C. employer…

Employment Lawyer Sheridan King Talks Employer Considerations Regarding Temporary Layoffs During COVID-19

Sheridan King, a member of our employment law team, joined Dan Hurley (Director and Chair-Elect of the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance) to contribute to a series being broadcast by VIEA to help Island businesses manage the challenges created by the pandemic. Sheridan gave an overview of temporary layoffs under the B.C. Employment Standards Act, with particular…

Covid-19 Update: Phase 2 – Reopening Safely at RLR Lawyers

As of May 20, 2020, RLR Lawyers has reviewed the B.C. government and other health authority websites, and we continue to comply with health directions and prudent practices. As we start to reopen our offices, we also want to share the measures we are taking to protect our clients, our staff, and our communities. The…

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