Rachel West

Rachel West

Rachel West

T: 403-705-3638
F: 403 263 5543
west@carbertwaite.com

Shaelah Brisbane

Paralegal

T: 403-705-3640
F: 403 263 5543
brisbane@carbertwaite.com

Alyssa Weishar

Legal Assistant

T: 403-705-3641
F: 403 263 5543
weishar@carbertwaite.com

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Rachel became a partner at Carbert Waite LLP as an employment law specialist in 2019, advising employers and employees on a wide range of issues, including:

 

  • Termination of employment and severance negotiations;
  • Employee management;
  • Workplace investigations;
  • Bullying, harassment, and workplace conflict;
  • Disability management;
  • Disciplinary matters;
  • Human rights matters;
  • Drafting and reviewing employment and consulting/contractor agreements;
  • Drafting and advising on restrictive covenants (non-competition and non-solicitation);
  • Drafting and revising Human Resource policies.

 

Rachel works with both employers and employees to develop practical, cost-effective, and client-centred solutions to workplace issues.

 

Rachel has appeared at all levels of the Alberta courts and at the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal. Rachel has acted as counsel in numerous arbitration, mediation, and other alternative dispute resolution processes.

 

Rachel also practices in the area of reproductive technology and fertility law.  For more information on Rachel’s reproductive technology and fertility law practice please click here.

Education

  • University of Saskatchewan
    Juris Doctor, 2006
  • University of Saskatchewan
    B.A. with High Honours, 2003

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of Alberta (2007)
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar Association