Christine Plante has rejoined Bennett Jones as a partner in the Calgary office. She returns to the firm after almost two years as General Counsel, Litigation with Canadian Pacific Railway.
Christine provides full-service legal advice and representation for all employment, labour and human resource needs. Her experience as corporate counsel brings a unique perspective to providing client services. Christine knows the importance of providing responsive, sound, and practical legal advice.
Christine represents clients at all levels of court and in administrative hearings, arbitrations and mediations. She has a number of reported decisions defending wrongful and constructive dismissals and enforcing restrictive covenants.
Christine has significant experience with various extraordinary remedies for effective fraud recovery, which overlaps with her employment practice when assisting clients in recovering assets and protecting confidential and proprietary information.
In 2018, Christine received a Lexpert Rising Stars Award as a leading lawyer in Canada under 40. She has also been recognized on Benchmark Litigation Canada's Under 40 Hot List, and Chambers Canada's Up and Coming ranking for Employment & Labour.
Christine is the Vice-Chair for the Board of Directors of the Brenda Strafford Society for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Chair for the Human Resources Committee.
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