Associate announcement

Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP welcomes associate Lauren Coles

January 24, 2022

Lauren Coles has joined Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP’s employment and labour group as an associate.

Lauren was called to the Alberta Bar in 2019. Her practice involves advising employees and employers across industries on a multitude of employment and labour matters. She has experience advising on workplace investigations, severance negotiations, wrongful dismissal claims, and termination and lay-off strategies. Lauren is also accomplished in drafting workplace policies, employment handbooks, and employment and contractor agreements.

Commenting on her new role, Lauren said: “I was drawn to BD&P because of its reputation as one of Calgary’s preeminent law firms, its collegial employment and labour law team, and its commitment to delivering complex legal services to its clients. I look forward to working alongside and learning from the employment team.”

Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP

The world is changing, and it’s happening faster than ever. Businesses and people are adapting, but nobody can do it alone. Maybe it’s easier for us to keep up because we’ve always been nimble and brought creative thinking to the way we practise law. BD&P is a full-service boutique law firm headquartered in Calgary, Canada. Our approximately 120 lawyers are bright, deeply talented legal minds who work on a broad spectrum of corporate and litigation matters, sitting across the table from national and international firms. Our clients live a variety of sectors, including energy, renewables, agribusiness, technology and life sciences. We are not just legal advisors, we are true partners. We've been called unconventional, and we think that makes us better partners to our clients for now — and for the future.

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Lauren Coles

Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP

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Thompson Rivers University

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