||Name: Gabriel M. Somjen QC
Gabriel Somjen QC Dispute Resolution
682 w 23rd Ave
|Tel: 604 876-6900
Fax: (604) 876-6900
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Mr. Somjen received his BA in 1969 and his JD in 1974 from the University of Toronto. He was admitted to the bar in British Columbia in 1975.
Gabriel Somjen was a senior counsel in Borden Ladner Gervais' Labour and Employment Group in Vancouver until 2017
Mr. Somjen has, on numerous occasions, published articles and delivered lectures on various topics in labour relations, including mandatory retirement, picketing, collective bargaining, grievances and smoking by-laws and often presides as Chairman in labour arbitrations and mediations.
He has experience in all areas of labour and employment law.
He was appointed a Queen's Counsel in 2017.
Memberships & Affiliations:
Mr. Somjen is a member of the Arbitrator's Association of British Columbia and CPHR BC & Yukon. He is the Treasurer of the ADR Subsection of the Canadian Bar Association and is also on the list of arbitrators of the Collective Agreement Arbitration Bureau for British Columbia, The British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre and Mediate BC Society.
Practice Commenced: 1975
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