Zach Seymour
Associate | Calgary
Calgary: 403-260-9616

Zach is developing a practice specializing in all areas of labour and employment law. He regularly advises employers on wrongful and constructive dismissal claims, employment standards disputes, labour relations and the development and implementation of workplace policies. He also frequently advises organizations about how such issues impact corporate transactions

Zach also has experience in commercial litigation and arbitration disputes, particularly in the construction industry. He has been lead counsel on builders’ lien and surety disputes, as well as co-counsel on several domestic and internal commercial arbitrations.

Zach has appeared before the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta, the Social Securities Tribunal and a domestic commercial arbitration tribunal.

SELECT EXPERIENCE

Representative matters in which Zach has been involved include acting for:

  • A North American transportation company in a wrongful dismissal dispute

  • International Petroleum Corporation in connection with its acquisition of BlackPearl Resources Inc. for approximately C$675-million

  • A multi-employer pension fund in a successorship dispute under Alberta’s Labour Relations Code

PUBLICATIONS
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Blakes Bulletin on Employment & Labour, May 29, 2019.
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers 15th Annual Conference, Charlottetown, PEI, September 2018.
Co-author: Courts versus Private Arbitration: Arbitrators Can Decide Who Has Jurisdiction
International Law Office Article, Canada, January 18, 2018.
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PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCES
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Co-speaker: Board Oversight of Harassment: The Internal Investigation Process
Institute of Corporate Directors Seminar, Calgary, Alberta, October 18, 2018.
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