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Shona A. Moore, Q.C.

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Shona (she/her/hers) is a founding partner at Moore Edgar Lyster LLP, with a practice focused on labour and administrative law. 

Shona has nearly 40 years of experience representing trade unions and their members in both provincial and federal jurisdictions. She is sought out by both private and public sector unions to assist with complex labour relations issues and is well regarded within the trade union movement for her practical and strategic advice. 

Shona is deeply committed to the trade union movement and to the labour bar. She has served as a Vice Chair of the BC Labour Relations Board, as an executive member of the Labour Subsection of the Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch), and Regional Vice President of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers. She has volunteered as an instructor in Federal Labour Law at the Canadian Labour Congress Winter School for over 30 years. 

In the broader community, Shona has served as a director of the Continuing Legal Education Society, the West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund, and the BC Civil Liberties Association. 

Shona served as a bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia from 1990 - 1994 and was appointed Queens Counsel in 1996.  She is recognized by Lexpert and Best Lawyers as one of Canada’s leading Labour and Employment Lawyers and is a sought after speaker on a wide variety of subjects including labour law, human rights and ethics. 

When not in the office, Shona can be found enjoying the shores of Mayne Island or travelling with her globetrotting children.


EDUCATION

B.A. (Honours, First Class), University of British Columbia

LL.B., University of British Columbia

YEAR OF CALL

1980

ASSISTANT

Halim Habibi (he/him/his)

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