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Stikeman adds senior counsel for Calgary labour and employment group

Monday, July 08, 2019 @ 11:04 AM | By John Chunn

Stikeman Elliott announced that senior counsel Sheena Owens has joined the firm’s employment and labour group in its Calgary office.

According to the firm’s press release, Owens is a respected lawyer whose practice focuses on employer-side legal issues, including acting for employers in the energy, construction, financial services and professional services sectors.

She is currently completing her occupational health and safety diploma at the University of Calgary so she can better assist her clients with OHS issues.

“We are thrilled to welcome Sheena to Stikeman Elliott,” said Gary Clarke, head of Stikeman Elliott’s employment and labour group in Western Canada. “Her experience will provide even greater depth to our already very strong employment and labour practice.”

Owens provides advice regarding Canada’s anti-spam legislation, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Health Information Act. She has experience at all levels of the Alberta courts, as well as with mediations and arbitrations.