GALL, LEGGE, GRANT & MUNROE launched, specializing in litigation, workplace and public law

VANCOUVER, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The partners of GALL, LEGGE, GRANT & MUNROE are pleased to announce the establishment of British Columbia's newest law firm.

With a focus on litigation, labour, employment and public law, GALL, LEGGE, GRANT & MUNROE provides the highest calibre of legal representation while partnering with clients and their businesses to find practical and strategic solutions to difficult issues.

Said Peter Gall, Q.C., founding partner, "At GALL, LEGGE, GRANT & MUNROE we seek to provide the best legal advice, about which we are proud, but just as important is the creativity we try to bring to resolving issues for our clients."

Andrea Zwack, founding partner, added, "We are excited about our team.  I am proud to be working with a very fine group of lawyers and we all look forward to providing the very highest level of service to our clients."

Founding partner, Jillian Frank, explained, "Our new firm is perfectly situated to have the bench strength to respond to all of our clients' needs, combined with the flexibility many clients are looking for in the new legal market."

GALL, LEGGE, GRANT & MUNROE will include several well-known and respected Counsel, including Heenan Blaikie LLP founder Roy L. Heenan, O.C., Ad.E., former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Michel Bastarache, C.C., former BC Attorney General Geoff Plant, Q.C., former BC Labour Relations Board Chair and arbitrator Donald R. Munroe, Q.C., sports industry legend and Harvard Law School graduate Brian P. Burke, and leading UBC constitutional law professor Robin Elliott, Q.C..

GALL, LEGGE, GRANT & MUNROE's lawyers have regularly been recognized for their excellence by such organizations as Chambers Global, Lexpert/American Lawyer's Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Martindale-Hubbell, Who's Who Legal, The Best Lawyers in Canada (Woodward/White), and the International Law Office's Client Choice Awards

A full listing of lawyers is attached.

The Lawyers of GALL, LEGGE, GRANT & MUNROE

Founding Partners

Jillian Frank
Peter A. Gall, Q.C.
Robert W. Grant, Q.C.
John A. Legge
Craig T. Munroe
Andrea Zwack

Lawyers

David Edinger
Michael Elliot
Bruce Ellwood
Jillian Humphreys
Shaun Ramdin
Frederick Sheppard
Joana Thackeray
Melanie Vipond
Lauren Wihak

Of Counsel

Michel Bastarache, C.C.
Brian Burke
Robin Elliot, Q.C.
Roy L. Heenan, O.C., Ad.E.
Donald R. Munroe, Q.C.
Geoff Plant, Q.C.

SOURCE GALL, LEGGE, GRANT & MUNROE

For further information: Craig Munroe, Direct: 604-891-1176, Mobile: 604-868-7756, cmunroe@glgmlaw.com