- Workers Compensation
|Mailing Address||Suite 900 - 900 Howe Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6Z 2M4|
|Law School||University of Victoria, LL.B., 1985|
|Admitted||1986, British Columbia|
Herb Isherwood is a senior partner of Bull Housser and the practice area leader of the Bull Housser Labour + Employment Group. He has over 25 years of experience assisting public and private sector employers with a wide range of labour and employment issues.
Herb maintains a busy practice advising employers on disability and absenteeism, termination and wrongful dismissal, labour relations strategy and collective agreement negotiation, collective agreement interpretation, grievance arbitration, workers compensation, employment standards, and human rights. He has extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions and other corporate restructuring and downsizing and is frequently called upon to advise on complex transactions. He also advises on executive compensation, short and long term incentive plans and employment agreements.
Clients rely on Herb Isherwood to deliver practical and effective solutions. He is a trusted advisor to many employers in the public and private sectors in all major areas of the B.C. economy.
Herb served as Managing Partner of the firm from 2007 - 2011 and on the firm's management committee for several years prior to 2007.
Representative Work Highlights
• Advising on the sale of a significant manufacturing operation.
• Successfully leading several clients facing union organizing campaigns.
• Advising on conducting collective agreement negotiations in the entertainment industry.
• Represented clients in several provincial and federal human rights proceedings.
• Advising on executive terminations.
• Assisted clients in addressing attendance issues in the workplace.
• Drafting, enforcing and interpreting non-competition agreements.
Rankings + Recognition
• Best Lawyers in Canada: Recognized leading lawyer in the area of Workers' Compensation Law
• LexisNexis - Martindale-Hubbell: BV Peer Review Rated
• Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers
• Human Resources Management Association of British Columbia
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