Allen A. Soltan: Lawyer with DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

Allen A. Soltan

Allen A. Soltan is a partner in the Davis LLP Vancouver office.
Partner
Vancouver,  BC  Canada
Phone604.643.2970

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Arbitration and Investigations
  • Conflict Management and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Professional Governance and Regulation
  • Employment
  • Human Rights
  • Regulatory and Administrative Law
  • Data Protection
  • Privacy and Security
  • Education
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 604.643.2970
Fax: 604.605.3703
https://www.dlapiper.com/en/canada/
 
University University of British Columbia, B.Com., Honours; American Academy of Attorney Mediators, Certification in Mediation
 
Law SchoolUniversity of British Columbia, LL.B.; Columbia Law School, New York, LL.M.; Harvard Law School (Certifications in Negotiation/Mediation)
 
Admitted2013, Yukon; 1984, British Columbia
 
Memberships 

MEMBERSHIPS

•Director, Governor General's Canadian Leadership Conference and former BC Regional Chair
•Advisory Board, UBC Sauder School of Business
•Advisory Board, UBC Law Alumni Magazine
•Former Director, Vancouver Bar Association
•Former Governor and Vice-Chair, Collingwood School
•Editorial Board, Education Law Reporter
•Member, American Bar Association and Canadian Bar Association

 
LanguagesEnglish
 
Biography

Allen has an extensive practice in litigation and dispute resolution, focussing on professional governance, employment and labour law, human rights, and education.

Allen is a Director of the Governor General's Canadian Leadership Conference and a member of the Advisory Board of the UBC Sauder School of Business.

EXPERIENCE

Administrative and Public Law
BCIT (Student Association) v. BCIT, [1999] BCJ No. 554 (BCSC)
BCIT (Student Association v. BCIT, 1999 BCCA 766
BCIT (Student Association) v. BCIT, 2000 BCCA 62
BCIT (Student Association) v. BCIT, 2000 BCCA 496, 192 D.L.R. (4th) 122, leave to appeal to SCC dismissed [2000] S.C.C.A. 564 (April 20, 2001)
BCIT (Student Association) v. BCIT, 2000 BCCA 684
Randhawa v. Pepsi Bottling Group (Canada) Co., 2002 BCSC 677
Randhawa v. Pepsi Bottling Group (Canada) Co., 2004 BCSC 1444
Randhawa v. Pepsi Bottling Group (Canada) Co., 2006 BCCA 273
Royal Oak College v. District of Burnaby (15 September 1992), Vancouver A922835 (BCSC)
Royal Oak College v. District of Burnaby (3 December 1992), Vancouver A922835 (BCSC)
Royal Oak College v. District of Burnaby (29 January 1993), Vancouver A922835 (BCCA)
Royal Oak College v. Burnaby (District) (1993), 14 M.P.L.R. (2d) 137 (BCSC)

Commercial Litigation
Anmore Development Corporation v. The Village of Anmore et al. (23 June 1994), Vancouver C913609 (BCSC)
Canadian Warranty Inc. et al. v. Sony of Canada Ltd. et al. (21 August 1991), Vancouver C911197 (BCSC)
Corporation of the Township of Langley v. Sikh Missionary Association of Canada (22 December 1992), Vancouver A924509 (BCSC)
Crestbrook Forest Industries Ltd. et al. v. Consumers Glass Company Ltd. et al. (19 September 1984), Vancouver CA002870 and CA002871 (BCCA)
Inrig v. Her Majesty the Queen, 2005 TCC 687
No. 35 Great Projects Ltd. v. Federated Co-operatives (20 July 1992), Vancouver CA014722 (BCCA)
Pax Management Ltd. et al. v. CIBC et al., [1986] BCJ No. 1719 (BCSC)
Pax Management Ltd. et al. v. CIBC (1987), 14 B.C.L.R. (2d) 257 (CA)
Pollard v. Vancouver Stock Exchange et al., 1999 CanLII 5265 (BCSC)
Sammartino v. Hiebert (1988), 21 B.C.L.R. (2d) 251, 1988 CanLII 3069 (BCSC)

Employment
Allan - and - Outside Employees' Association (The Pepsi Bottling Group (Canada) Co.), B.C.L.R.B. No. 108/2000, 2000 CLB 14008, CanLII 27503 (B.C.L.R.B.)
Allan - and - Outside Employees' Association (The Pepsi Bottling Group (Canada) Co.) (8 May 2001), (letter decision)
Leeder v. Fraser Valley Mushroom Growers' Co-operative, [1988] BCJ No. 2639 (BCSC)
Marshall v. Artek Group Ltd. (1992), 44 C.C.E.L. 152 (BCSC)
McDonald v. Toby Canada (8 November 1990), Vancouver C906569 (BCSC)
McKendrick v. Open Learning Agency (1997), 33 C.C.E.L. (2d) 48 (BCSC)
Mitchell v. Paxton Forest Products Inc., 2001 BCSC 1802
Mitchell v. Paxton Forest Products Inc., 2002 BCCA 532
Paquette v. Open Learning Agency, 2000 BCSC 1680
Ramnarine v. Vancouver General Hospital (9 February 1987), Vancouver C861306 (BCSC)
Randhawa v. Pepsi Bottling Group (Canada) Co., 2002 BCSC 677
Randhawa v. Pepsi Bottling Group (Canada) Co., 2004 BCSC 1444
Randhawa v. Pepsi Bottling Group (Canada) Co., 2006 BCCA 273
Stafford v. British Columbia Chicken Marketing Board, 1998 CanLII 3973 (BCSC)

Labour Relations
Re Andromeda Productions Ltd. - and - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Machine Operators of the United States and Canada, Local 891 (2001), 94 L.A.C. (4th) 405, 2001 CLB 11893 (McPhillips)
Board of School Trustees of School District No. 27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin) - and - International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 959, [1993] B.C.D.L.A. 47-202, 1992 CLB 13590 (Albertini)
Board of School Trustees of School District No. 27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin) - and - Cariboo-Chilcotin Teachers' Association (1995), 39 C.L.A.S. 485, 1995 CLB 13398, [1995] B.C.D.L.A. 85-20 (Glass)
Re School District No. 27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin) - and - International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 959 (McIvor Grievance), 1997 CLB 13257, [1998] B.C.D.L.A. 500.45.60.70-02, 50 C.L.A.S. 278 (Hope)
Re School District No. 27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin) - and - Cariboo-Chilcotin Teachers' Association - and -
BC Teachers' Federation (Basran Grievance), 1999 CLB 15281 (Germaine)
Re School District No. 27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin) - and - British Columbia Teachers' Federation, [2000] B.C.D.L.A. 500.09.30.00-07, 1999 CLB 13546, 58 C.L.A.S. 403 (Dorsey)
Re School District No. 27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin) - and - British Columbia Teachers' Federation (Teacherage Rental Grievance), 65 C.L.A.S. 195, 2001 CLB 13034 (Hope)
Board of School Trustees of School District No. 27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin) - and - International Union of Operating Engineers Local 959 (Watt & MacKay Grievance) [2005] B.C.D.L.A. 500.15-40.60-02, 79 C.L.A.S. 456, 2004 CLB 13640 (Hope)
Re School District No. 33 (Chilliwack) - and - Chilliwack Teachers' Association, 1997 CLB 13259, 49 C.L.A.S. 227 (Hope)
Board of School Trustees of School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast) - and - Sunshine Coast Teachers' Association (25 November 1992), Vancouver CA015904 (BCCA)
Board of School Trustees of School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast) - and - Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 801 (23 June 1993), (Diebolt, Page, Schneider)
Board of School Trustees of School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast) and Sunshine Coast Teachers' Association, [1993] B.C.L.R.B. 30-07, 93 CLLC 16, 047, 93 CLB 15228
Board of School Trustees of School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast) and Sunshine Coast Teachers' Association (1994), 26 C.L.R.B.R. (2d) 69, 1994 CLB 15750, B.C.L.R.B. No. B389/94
Board of School Trustees of School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast) v. Sunshine Coast Teachers' Association (1996), 35 C.L.R.B.R. (2d) 134 (BCSC)
Board of School Trustees of District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast) v. Sunshine Coast Teachers' Association(1997), 36 B.C.L.R. (3d) 237 (CA), leave to appeal to SCC dismissed, [1998] 1 S.C.R. vi (note)
Re School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast) - and - Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 801 (Trigg Grievance), 1998 CLB 14664 (McPhillips)
Board of School Trustees of School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast) - and - Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 801 (Blackett Grievance) (11 February 1998), (Diebolt)
Re School District No. 73 (Kamloops/Thompson) - and - Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 3500 (Ault) (2006), 156 L.A.C. (4th) 171, 2006 CLB 13029 (Dorsey)
Re British Columbia Principals' & Vice-Principals' Association - and - British Columbia Teachers' Federation (2001), 65 C.L.A.S. 195, 2001 CLB 13034 (Hope)
British Columbia Principals' & Vice-Principals' Association - and - British Columbia Teachers' Federation, [2003] B.C.D.L.A. No. 500.27.60.60-02, 2003 CLB 12667, 73 C.L.A.S. 417 (Dorsey)
British Columbia Principals' & Vice-Principals' Association - and - British Columbia Public School Employers' Association (Severing Grievance) No. 2, (2003), 73 C.L.A.S. 417, 2003 CLB 12667 (Dorsey)
British Columbia Principals' & Vice-Principals' Association and British Columbia Public School Employers' Association (Severing Grievance) No. 3, 2003 CLB 14957 (Dorsey)
British Columbia Principals' & Vice-Principals Association et al. - and - British Columbia Teachers' Association (D.V. Grievance), B.C.L.R.B. No. B322/2003
British Columbia Principals' & Vice-Principals' Association v. British Columbia Public School Employers' Association et al., 2003 CanLII 62739 (B.C.L.R.B.)
British Columbia Principals' & Vice-Principals' Association and British Columbia Public School Employers' Association, 2003 CanLII 62739, [2004] B.C.L.R.B. No. 515.45.65.70-01
British Columbia Principals' & Vice-Principals' Association and British Columbia Public School Employers' Association (Severing Grievance) No. 2, 2005 BCCA 118, (2005), 40 B.C.L.R. (4th) 19 (CA)
British Columbia Public School Employers' Association/School District No. 42 (Maple Ridge) - and - British Columbia Teachers' Federation (Vieira Grievance) (11 October 2002), (Gordon)
British Columbia Public School Employers' Association/School District No. 42 (Maple Ridge) - and - British Columbia Teachers' Federation (Vieira Grievance) (2 September 2003), (letter decision) (Gordon)
British Columbia Teachers' Federation et al. - and - BC Public School Employers' Association et al. (Board Initiated Transfer Grievance), 58 C.L.A.S. 403, 1999 CLB 13546 (Dorsey)
Carpentry Workers' Benefit Plan of BC - and - Canadian Office & Professional Employees Union, Local 15 (Bob Grievance) (15 May 2008), (supplementary preliminary awards 26 October 2009 and 8 April 2010) (Sanderson)
Re CHC Helicopters International Inc. - and - Chmyg, 2005 CLB 14329 (Glasner)
Re CHC Helicopters International Inc. - and - Chmyg, 2006 CLB 15998 (Glasner)
Curtis Lumber Co. Ltd. - and - Teamsters Local Union, No. 213 (18 March 1993), B.C.L.R.B. No. B72/93, 1993 CLB 14869, [1993] B.C.L.R.B. 44-06
ITT Multicomponents and RAE Electronics, Units of ITT Industries of Canada Ltd. - and - Teamsters Local Union No. 213 (11 January 1989), (letter decision)
J.S. Jones Timber Ltd. - and - Industrial, Wood and Allied Workers of Canada, Local 1-3567 (Debney Arbitration) (1999), 86 L.A.C. (4th) 105, 59 C.L.A.S. 157 (Hope)
Manning Kumagai Joint Venture - and - Tunnel & Rock Workers' Union, Local 168 (Menhinick Grievance)(1987), 8 C.L.A.S. 100, [1988] B.C.D.L.A. 445-01, 1987 CLB 12981 (McPhillips, Coutts, Hall)
Modern Auto Plating Ltd. - and - United Steelworkers of America (Vuckovic Grievance), [1985] B.C.D.L.A. 190-42 (Longpre)
School District No. 67 (Okanagan Skaha) - and - Okanagan Skaha Teachers' Union (Nicholson Grievance) (31 August 1998), (Jackson)
Okanagan Skaha School District No. 67 - and - British Columbia Teachers' Federation (1999), 83 L.A.C. (4th) 201, 57 C.L.A.S. 419, 1999 CLB 13338 (Jackson)
Open Learning Agency - and - British Columbia Government and Service Employees' Union (Chaudhary Grievance), [1999] B.C.D.L.A. 500.03.60.20-03, 57 C.L.A.S. 180, 1999 CLB 13375 (Kelleher)
Open Learning Agency - and - British Columbia Government and Service Employees' Union, Local 703 (Chaudhary Grievance), 60 C.L.A.S. 74, [2000] B.C.D.L.A. 500.36.60.00-03 (Kelleher) (letter decision)
Richmond International High School & College Ltd. - and - Richmond International Faculty and Staff Association (24 September 1992), (letter decision)
Road Runner Trailer Mfg. - and - Machinists, Lodge 1857, [1985] B.C.D.L.A. 405-07 (Germaine, Sullivan, Leibik)
Robert Gerow - and - Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 801, B.C.L.R.B. No. B409/93, 1993 CLB 14867, [1993] B.C.L.R.B. 136-67
Robert Gerow - and - Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 801 et al., B.C.L.R.B. No. B61/94, [1994] B.C.L.R.B. 246-10, 1994 CLB 15261
Robert Gerow - and - Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 801 (24 May 1994), (letter decision)
Re St. Michael's Centre Hospital Society - and - British Columbia Nurses' Union (Mendoza Grievance)(1997), 49 C.L.A.S. 315, 1997 CLB 13384, [1997] B.C.D.L.A. 500.15.40.90-08 (Germaine)
St. Michael's Centre Hospital Society - and - British Columbia Nurses' Union (Mendoza Grievance) (18 February 1998), (letter decision and order) (Germaine)
Re Trinity Centre Care Society - and - Hospital Employees' Union, Local 180, 1987 CLB 12255
Re Trinity Centre Care Society - and - Hospital Employees' Union, Local 180, 1987 CLB 12256
Re Trinity Centre Care Society - and - Hospital Employees' Union, Local 180, 1987 CLB 12257
Re Vancouver General Hospital - and - Hospital Employees' Union (1988), 12 C.L.A.S. 19, 1988 CLB 11753, [1989] B.C.D.L.A. 190.06 (Munroe)
V.I. Care Management Ltd. (Sunnyside Manor) - and - International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 882, BCIRB C158/89, [1989] BCIRC 56-26
Yukon Energy Corporation - and - Public Service Alliance of Canada (unreported, 2013)
Yukon Energy Corporation - and - Public Service Alliance of Canada (unreported, 2015)

Human Rights
Bakhtiyari v. BCIT, 2006 BCHRT 122, (2006), CHRR Doc 06-133
Bakhtiyari v. BCIT (No. 2), 2006 BCHRT 482, (2006), CHRR Doc 06-647
Bakhtiyari v. BCIT (No. 3), 2006 BCHRT 494, (2006), CHRR Doc 06-660
Bakhtiyari v. BCIT (No. 4), 2006 BCHRT 591, (2006), 58 CHRR D/490
Bakhtiyari v. BCIT (No. 5), 2007 BCHRT 200 (2007), 60 CHRR D/107 + correction (11 May 2007)
Bakhtiyari v. BCIT (No. 6), 2007 BCHRT 320 (2007), CHRR Doc 07-441 + correction (3 August 2007)
DPD Management Ltd. v. Itoman Canada Inc. (14 April 1992), Vancouver CA014795 (BCCA)
Findlay - and - Board of School Trustees School District No. 46 (16 May 1997), (BCHRC)
Gichuru v. Law Society of British Columbia (No. 2) (Case No. 1645), 2006 BCHRT 201 (+ correction 25 April 2006), (2006), CHRR Doc 06-245
Gichuru v. Law Society of British Columbia (No. 3) (Case No. 1645), 2006 BCHRT 402, (2006), CHRR Doc 06-542
Gichuru v. Law Society of British Columbia (Case No. 5564), 2008 BCHRT 215, (2008), CHRR 08-332
Gichuru v. Law Society of British Columbia (No. 2) (Case No. 5564), 2008 BCHRT 344, (2009), CHRR Doc 08-557
Gichuru v. Law Society of British Columbia, 2010 BCSC 522, (2010), CHRR 10-1242
Gichuru v. Law Society of British Columbia, (2010) 297 B.C.A.C. 115, 2010 BCCA 543, (2010) CHRR Doc 10-3557
Gichuru v. Law Society of British Columbia (No. 6) (Case No. 1645), 2009 BCHRT 360; (2009), CHRR D/305
Haje v. Itoman Canada Inc. (1982), 18 CHRR D/169 (BCCHR)
Handfield v. North Thompson School District No. 26 (1995), 25 CHRR D/452, (1995) 95 CLLC 145146 (BCHRC)
Jewkes - and - Velji et al. (3 February 1999), (BCHRC)
Pratchett v. B.C. (Ministry of Justice) and another, 2012 BCHRT 362
Vieira v. School District No. 42 (Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows) and others, 2005 BCHRT 115, (2005), CHRR Doc 05-131
Vieira v. School District No. 42 (Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows) and others, 2005 BCHRT 350, 53 CHRR D/223
Welder v. National Source Products Inc. (28 January 1994), (BC Council of Human Rights)
Wilkins - and - Board of School Trustees of School District No. 27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin) (8 December 1999), (BCHRC)

Recognitions

Best Lawyers in Canada (Administrative and Public Law), 2015-2016
Martindale-Hubbell BV rating (Distinguished)

OTHER ACTIVITIES

•Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and UBC Law School National Centre for Business Law

 
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