I am an arbitrator, mediator and lawyer located in Vancouver, British Columbia who specializes in workplace conflict resolution in an arbitration and mediation practice with Vince Ready. In addition to in-person hearings, Amanda conducts mediation, arbitration and training services online through Zoom Pro, an easy-to-use application that provides a seamless experience with all the benefits of in-person meetings
Prior to becoming a neutral, I exclusively practiced labour and employment law, working as a lawyer in both Ontario and British Columbia. In my more than ten years as legal counsel, I earned a reputation for acting with integrity and providing strategic and sensible representation to clients. My considerable experience in litigation and conflict resolution has provided me a pragmatic approach to addressing disputes fairly, efficiently and expeditiously.
I graduated from the University of Toronto with an honours B.A. in 2003 and a J.D. in 2007. I am currently completing a Masters of Law (LL.M.) specializing in Dispute Resolution at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University.
I’m available to assist parties across Canada.
Amanda acts as an arbitrator in grievances arising under a collective agreement and/or in interest arbitration.
Amanda mediates disputes in both unionized and non-unionized environments, assisting the parties to craft their own resolutions.
Amanda provides custom-tailored courses in labour, employment and human rights law.