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New labour and employment associate for Mathews Dinsdale

Wednesday, June 03, 2020 @ 11:48 AM | By John Chunn


Mathews Dinsdale announced that Anastasia Fairfield has joined the firm as an associate.

According to the firm’s press release, Fairfield, working out of its Vancouver office, practises a range of labour, employment and human rights issues that arise in relation to grievance arbitrations, labour disputes, wrongful dismissal actions and human rights and employment standards complaints.

She also has experience in working with First Nations governments, economic development corporations and First Nations-owned entities and businesses.

Fairfield was a summer student and articled at the firm before returning as an associate.

She received her juris doctor from Queen’s University in 2019, where she was awarded the Sherrard Kuzz LLP Prize for academic achievement in labour, employment and administrative law. While at Queen’s, she was co-president of the Queen’s Labour and Employment Law Club and served as a caseworker with the Queen’s Prison Law Clinic. In her final year, Fairfield spent a semester abroad studying international public law at Trinity College in Dublin.

She currently sits as a member-at-large with the Employment Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association.