Abigail Omale

Abigail is an associate in the Employment and Labour Group of our Vancouver office. Abigail’s practice involves a wide range of employment law matters including advising employers on human rights, dismissal, and executive compensation.

Abigail also frequently advises on workplace policies, diversity and inclusion policies, and compliance with human rights legislation. A majority of her clients are in the emerging companies and technology sector, but Abigail has experience advising both privately held and publicly traded companies.

In addition to her advisory practices, Abigail also provides transactional support to clients on a broad range of transactions, including corporate reorganizations, share and asset purchase deals.


Areas of Expertise

Representative Work

  • Bird Construction

    Bird Construction in its acquisition of Jacob Bros Construction for $135 million

  • ProShop ERP

    ProShop ERP (Adion Systems Inc.) in its CAD$42 million growth investment from Mainsail Partners

  • Nimble Science

    Nimble Science in its raising of US$ 2 million in a Series A financing round

  • M3-Brigade Acquisition III Corp.

    M3-Brigade Acquisition III Corp. in its US$950 million business combination with Greenfire Resources Inc.

  • AFARA

    AFARA in its acquisition by EY Canada

Latest Insights

  • Blog Mar 21, 2024

    Driving change: B.C.’s Bill 48 provides clarity to gig economy

    British Columbia’s Bill 48 aims to provide some clarity on the legal standards that apply to gig economy workers. The Bill is expected to have...

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    Driving change: B.C.’s Bill 48 provides clarity to gig economy
  • Blog Dec 13, 2023

    British Columbia streamlining credential recognition for internationally trained professionals

    The B.C. government has introduced new legislation designed to address delays in accreditation by streamlining the international credential...

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    British Columbia streamlining credential recognition for internationally trained professionals
  • Blog Nov 15, 2023

    Update on B.C. pay transparency and Ontario announcement of new pay transparency rules

    To assist with the interpretation of the Pay Transparency Act that came into force in May of this year, the British Columbia government released...

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  • Webinar Sep 28, 2023

    Employment and Labour Law Insights: Commuting issues; B.C. pay transparency and COVID-related employment standards decisions

    This month’s session covers timely issues pertinent to today’s ever-evolving workplace including pay transparency legislation and workforce...

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    Employment and Labour Law Insights: Commuting issues; B.C. pay transparency and COVID-related employment standards decisions
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Media Mentions

  • Osler News Sep 8, 2022

    New accessibility rules take effect in B.C. – HR Reporter

    Establishing a committee to identify accessibility barriers and developing a process for receiving public comments on organizational plans are among...

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Community Involvement

  • Access Pro-Bono Society of British Columbia
  • Peter A. Allard School of Law, Student Ambassador, (2018-2020)
  • Allard Black Law Students Association, President (2018-2020)
  • Legal Education Outreach, Student Presenter (2017-2018)

Speaking and Writing

Speaking Engagements

speaker 28/9/2023
Employment and Labour Law Insights: Commuting issues; B.C. pay transparency and COVID-related employment standards decisions
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speaker 30/11/2022
Employment and Labour Law Insights: DEI accommodations; ESG data, protected grounds and human rights; Employment Standards Act and Bill 88
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Credentials

Education

  • University of British Columbia, Peter A. Allard School of Law, Juris Doctor

Languages

  • English
  • Swahili