Southern & Associates
Jillian Humphreys, BA LLB
Jillian Humphreys is a lawyer, investigator, and facilitator with a passion for diagnosing and resolving workplace conflict in a practical and compassionate manner.
Ms. Humphreys received her B.A. (Honours) from the University of Western Ontario and her LL.B. from the University of Calgary in 2009 where she was on the Dean’s List and received a number of academic awards. Ms. Humphreys articled with McCarthy Tétrault LLP in Vancouver and, upon being called to the Bar in 2010, joined its Labour & Employment group as an associate for two years.
Following her time at McCarthy’s, Jillian Humphreys sought out and gained additional labour relations experience working at the Health Employers Association of B.C. before returning to private practice in the Labour & Employment group of another national law firm.
Most recently, Ms. Humphreys was the Manager, Labour & Employment Law at ICBC where she was responsible for assessing risk and providing guidance on all labour and employment law matters for the >5,000 employee Crown Corporation.
Over the course of her career, Jillian Humphreys has represented private and public companies across a variety of sectors, crown corporations, municipal governments, non-profit organizations, and employees.
Jillian Humphreys works collaboratively with employers, employees, and unions to find practical and effective ways to diagnose and resolve workplace conflict. She instills confidence and trust in those who work with her while maintaining objectivity and appropriately managing expectations. She balances compassion and realism in her work and helps parties move beyond their workplace disputes in constructive ways.