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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…

Parenting Arrangements and COVID-19

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COVID-19 poses distinct challenges for families who share parenting time between two households. Many parents wonder if transitioning a child back and forth between homes is a safe practice during a pandemic. In these unusual times, most co-parenting arrangements can and should continue. Parents should not assume that an existing parenting schedule is automatically “paused”…

RLR Lawyers welcomes Rachelle Loos

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We are delighted to announce that Rachelle Loos (née Trenholm) has joined the firm. Rachelle graduated from the University of Victoria, Faculty of Law, where she focused her legal studies on Aboriginal Law, Indigenous Law, and First Nations legal issues. She articled with us and gained practice experience advising and representing Indigenous clients on a…

RLR Lawyers is pleased to announce that James Rhodes has joined the firm as an associate

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James Rhodes has plenty of experience at RLR Lawyers having spent two summers working here as a summer student and subsequently articling with us after graduating from UVic Law. James has a pre-law background in business and he is focused on building a general practice acting for clients who have issues ranging from business-related matters,…

Congratulations to James Rhodes who swore his Barristers’ and Solicitors’ Oath this afternoon.

James Rhodes, pictured above with firm partner Jennifer Millbank, is a Nanaimo native, having grown up here before moving to Victoria to attend university. Prior to law school, James received a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Dean’s List) from the University of Victoria, where he was the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards. After graduating, James…

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