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Katy E. Allen

  • Maria Cruz
  • Legal Assistant
  • P: 604.408.5339


Katy practises in the area of labour and employment law advising clients in relation to wrongful dismissal cases, labour arbitrations, employment agreements, collective agreements, group terminations, restrictive covenants and post-employment competition litigation, employment standards, human rights, and privacy law. Katy has a particular interest in human rights law in the context of employment. She has assisted clients with matters being litigated at all levels of court and has appeared before the B.C. Employment Standards Branch, Human Rights Tribunal, Labour Relations Board, Provincial Small Claims Court, Supreme Court, and Court of Appeal.

Katy clerked for the British Columbia Supreme Court.

Recognition and Ranking

  • Bull, Housser & Tupper Prize in Technology Law
  • Harold Scanlon Foley Memorial Scholarship
  • Panvini Scholarship in Law
  • McCarthy Tetrault Prize in Property
  • Bull, Housser & Tupper Prize in Torts
  • Borden Ladner Gervais Fellowship

Professional Activities

  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Law Society of British Columbia, Member

Community Activities

  • Western Canada Society to Access Justice, pro bono clinic volunteer
  • CBA Mentor

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia (2014)


  • University of British Columbia (J.D.)
  • University of British Columbia (B.Sc.)