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Lindsay M. Lyster, Q.C.

Partner

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Lindsay (she/her/hers) is a partner at Moore Edgar Lyster LLP, with a wide-ranging practice that includes human rights, labour, employment, administrative and public law.  She acts for individuals seeking to enforce their rights and for trade unions and other progressive organizations.  Lindsay is also a sought after workplace investigator.

Lindsay brings over 25 years of experience to her practice.  She served as a Member of the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal between 2002 and 2010, and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada in a number of leading constitutional and human rights cases.

Lindsay graduated as the Gold Medalist at the UBC Faculty of Law, and went on to clerk with Madam Justice McLachlin at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Lindsay is committed to the pursuit of social justice.  She is the President of the BC Civil Liberties Association and frequently acts as pro bono counsel for equality seeking groups, including the BCCLA, West Coast LEAF and the Community Legal Assistance Society.  

She is the co-chair of CLEBC’s Annual Human Rights Conference, and is a frequent speaker and author in labour, human rights, employment and administrative law, as well as advocacy and legal ethics. She is an Adjunct Professor in the Peter Allard School of Law at UBC, where she has taught Administrative Law, Federalism, Charter Litigation, Human Rights in the Workplace and Labour Arbitration.

Lindsay has been recognized by Lexpert as a leading Labour and Workplace Human Rights Lawyer and by Best Lawyers in Canada for her work as an Administrative and Public Law Lawyer and Labour and Employment Lawyer.

When not practicing law, Lindsay can usually be found at home in Whistler, volunteering with the Whistler Mountain Ski Club where her daughter races, or chasing her family on skis and mountain bikes.


EDUCATION

B.A. (With Distinction) University of Victoria

LL.B. University of British Columbia

CALL TO THE BAR

1993

ASSISTANT

Anastasia Fields (she/her/hers)

anastasiafields@mooreedgarlyster.com