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Alison H. Narod

Alison H. Narod

Senior Counsel

Telephone: 604 661 1702

Facsimile: 604 661 9349

Email: anarod@farris.com

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Alison Narod practises in the areas of labour and employment law, human rights, workers compensation, family and administrative law. Her experience includes appearing as counsel before the courts at all levels, as well as before collective agreement arbitrators, and labour relations and human rights tribunals. She has adjudicated collective agreement arbitration disputes, employment standards complaints, workers compensation appeals, and professional disciplinary complaints. Additionally, she has acted as a mediator and a complaint investigator.

Ms. Narod provides legal advice to employer groups and individuals in both the federal and provincial sectors. Recently, she has provided advice on the implications of reorganizations, mergers and consolidations on labour relations; collective bargaining strategies and related litigation; disciplinary and dismissal disputes and wrongful dismissal matters; alternate dispute resolution procedures; unfair labour practice complaints; employment issues and liabilities arising in sales and purchases of businesses and employment contracts.  Alison has written papers for, and made presentations to, a variety of Labour Relations and related organizations, including the Continuing Legal Education Society.

Ms. Narod is the President of the BC Counsel of Administrative Tribunals and a Director of the B.C. Safety Authority.  She is a Hearing Panel Chair for the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. She is Vice Chair of the Community Care and Assisted Living Appeal Board. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch).

Ms. Narod is a former Director of ACT Autism Community Training Society. She is a former Adjudicator on the Employment Standards Tribunal. She is a former member of the board of governors of Royal Roads University and the Vancouver Stock Exchange. She is a former Disciplinary Panel Chair for the Vancouver Stock Exchange, the Canadian Venture Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange. She is a former member of the board of directors of the Autism Society of British Columbia, as well as a former member of various other committees of the Canadian Bar Association (B.C. Branch), including BC Branch’s Advisory Committee to the Judicial Council of BC, former co-chair of the Member Dispute Resolution Task Force and former member of the Dispute Resolution Committee.


  • Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B., 1982)
  • McGill University (B.A., Hons., 1975)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada (2019)
  • Martindale-Hubbell Ranking (BV)
  • Called to the British Columbia Bar (1983)