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Jenson Leung and his team assists clients with all labour, employment and long-term disability matters, working with clients in a range of industries including cannabis, AI, recruitment and technology companies.

 

Jenson has extensive experience representing individuals, non-profits and business clients throughout the Lower Mainland. He regularly advises and assists clients in dealing with employment contracts, executive compensation, employee discipline/management, terminations, and long-term disability insurance denials.

 

Jenson grew up in the Lower Mainland, and graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts in 2013. He attended the University of Calgary for his first year of law school then obtained his law degree from the University of Victoria in 2017 after completing the UVic Law Co-op program, where he worked with the Ontario Securities Commission in Toronto and two major Vancouver law firms.

 

Jenson joined Kane Shannon Weiler LLP since November 2022 in its Surrey office. Prior to joining KSW Lawyers, his past experience included over five years of full-time legal experience in the areas of employment law, insurance defence, regulatory law and civil litigation. He has also managed the closing process for a major commercial real estate transaction. His litigation experience includes assisting with a 2-month long commercial arbitration and acting as lead counsel on wrongful dismissal trials in BC Supreme Court.

 

Throughout the years, Jenson has volunteered with various organizations including as board member for the Wildlife Rescue Association of BC and a committee member for the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (BC). Jenson has also appeared on TV, radio and podcast interviews and presented at the 2021 CPHR BC & Yukon conference.

 

Jenson also co-owns a commercial cleaning business with his wife. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his dog, meeting new people, scuba diving, and video games.

Education and Certifications 

  • University of Victoria, Faculty of Law, 2017
  •  University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Arts, 2013
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional - Canada (CIPP/C)
  • Vice Chair/Board Member – Wildlife Rescue Association of BC
  • Member/past committee member – Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (BC)
  • Member – Canadian Bar Association
  • Snider v Reotech Construction Ltd., 2021 BCPC 238, aff’d 2022BCSC 317 – where a two-year construction labourer was awarded a 4.5 month notice period, which was substantially affirmed on appeal.
  • Nicolas Jr. v Ocean Pacific Hotels Ltd., 2022 BCSC 1052 – successfully representing a hotel employee who was laid off then terminated during theCOVID-19 pandemic.
  • 2016 CLEBC Human Rights Conference (as co-author). Recent decisions regarding Applications to Dismiss a Complaint alleging Failure to Accommodate: What an Employer needs to prove to have a complaint dismissed
  • Business in Vancouver (as co-author). Fight against gender-based wage discrimination is far from won.
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Jenson Leung and his team assists clients with all labour, employment and long-term disability matters, working with clients in a range of industries including cannabis, AI, recruitment and technology companies.

 

Jenson has extensive experience representing individuals, non-profits and business clients throughout the Lower Mainland. He regularly advises and assists clients in dealing with employment contracts, executive compensation, employee discipline/management, terminations, and long-term disability insurance denials.

 

Jenson grew up in the Lower Mainland, and graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts in 2013. He attended the University of Calgary for his first year of law school then obtained his law degree from the University of Victoria in 2017 after completing the UVic Law Co-op program, where he worked with the Ontario Securities Commission in Toronto and two major Vancouver law firms.

 

Jenson joined Kane Shannon Weiler LLP since November 2022 in its Surrey office. Prior to joining KSW Lawyers, his past experience included over five years of full-time legal experience in the areas of employment law, insurance defence, regulatory law and civil litigation. He has also managed the closing process for a major commercial real estate transaction. His litigation experience includes assisting with a 2-month long commercial arbitration and acting as lead counsel on wrongful dismissal trials in BC Supreme Court.

 

Throughout the years, Jenson has volunteered with various organizations including as board member for the Wildlife Rescue Association of BC and a committee member for the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (BC). Jenson has also appeared on TV, radio and podcast interviews and presented at the 2021 CPHR BC & Yukon conference.

 

Jenson also co-owns a commercial cleaning business with his wife. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his dog, meeting new people, scuba diving, and video games.

Education

Education and Certifications 

  • University of Victoria, Faculty of Law, 2017
  •  University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Arts, 2013
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional - Canada (CIPP/C)
Community
  • Vice Chair/Board Member – Wildlife Rescue Association of BC
  • Member/past committee member – Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (BC)
  • Member – Canadian Bar Association
Honours & Admissions
  • Snider v Reotech Construction Ltd., 2021 BCPC 238, aff’d 2022BCSC 317 – where a two-year construction labourer was awarded a 4.5 month notice period, which was substantially affirmed on appeal.
  • Nicolas Jr. v Ocean Pacific Hotels Ltd., 2022 BCSC 1052 – successfully representing a hotel employee who was laid off then terminated during theCOVID-19 pandemic.
  • 2016 CLEBC Human Rights Conference (as co-author). Recent decisions regarding Applications to Dismiss a Complaint alleging Failure to Accommodate: What an Employer needs to prove to have a complaint dismissed
  • Business in Vancouver (as co-author). Fight against gender-based wage discrimination is far from won.
Testimonials
Happy with their advice Special thanks to Jenson Leung very helping and kind person will definitely recommend them for sure
Anil K.
6.27.2024
Jensen is very knowledgeable and he gave me very professional advice as well as educated me on the matter. I will definitely recommend him.
Manish C.
3.6.2024
Jenson Leung helped me out with a simple question that gave me peace of mind and clarity. The whole process was prompt and easy and during our discussion Jenson was friendly, professional, and clear in his responses so everything was clear. Highly recommend.
AJ B.
2.15.2024
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6 Dec

The "Art" of Accommodation Business Breakfast Seminar - Human Rights & Avoiding Discrimination

Is your business following HR best practices when it comes to employee accommodation & human rights to prevent legal challenges? Do you want to learn more about Discrimination, Duty to Accommodate, Duty to Maintain Employment, Family Status Discrimination & Disability? The Art of Accommodation - As the employment & human rights law landscape continually evolves, staying informed about new rules and requirements is crucial for employers. Given the upcoming changes in WorkSafeBC and the rising instances of discrimination, harassment, and other human rights claims, we are tailoring our annual seminar to address these pressing topics. Our Employment & Labour Group is delighted to announce The "Art" of Accommodation - Human Rights & Avoiding Discrimination seminar this winter, dedicated to helping you navigate the complexities of employee accommodations.

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