Evie Thorne is an Edmonton-based lawyer, practicing in the areas of labour + employment, human rights, business immigration, and professional regulatory.
Evie advises her clients with issues such as defending grievances, severance reviews and negotiations, human rights commission issues, employment litigation, drafting and assessing workplace policies and procedures, and professional regulator governance and discipline issues. Her in-depth research and personal experiences allow Evie to approach with a practical focus and mitigate risk from many perspectives.
As a part of Field Law’s workplace investigation team, Evie has completed her trauma-informed training. Before practicing law, Evie worked in the financial services industry in London, England. Working in this fast-paced environment, Evie developed the skills essential to providing timely and effective solutions to her clients’ needs.
Now settled in Alberta, Evie was born and raised in England and lived and worked in Japan after graduating from the University of Warwick. Through her own immigration experiences, Evie has first-hand experience and appreciation for the difficulties and complexities that clients face in their immigration applications. Evie offers strategic advice to employers and individuals, including facilitating temporary or permanent employment or assisting in the transition from permanent residence to citizenship.
Evie provides clients with a wide range of legal support in several areas including:
- Human rights complaints;
- Workplace investigations;
- Wrongful dismissal claims;
- Employee immigration;
- Personal and Business immigration;
- Humanitarian and compassionate group applications;
- US immigration – employees with previous bans.
Value to Clients
"I am a ‘people person’, I have a knack for making people feel comfortable, which helps me develop trusting relationships and is important when working with people and organizations to solve their challenges.”
Pathways to Law ProBono Scheme
2008 - 2011