Our Legal Team

Gail Sharma

Principal Lawyer
Gail has been working with unions and individuals seeking WorkSafeBC (WCB) compensation for more than 13 years. Gail has had the opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients with a variety of issues, and she understands the intricacies of the appeal process. Gail’s focus on this area of law gives her clients the advantage of having an experienced WCB lawyer on their side as they move through the appeal process.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of Law Society of BC
  • Member of Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch)
Education
  • Bachelor of Laws, UBC
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), UBC
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Pamela M. Yong

ASSOCIATE LAWYER

Pamela is an Associate Lawyer at GKS with over 17 years of experience with the law. Prior to working at GKS and focusing on WCB appeals, Pamela’s background includes working with unions, WCB advocacy, class action and personal injury litigation. Pamela has her LLB from the University of British Columbia and her BA in Political Science, with distinction, from the University of Victoria.

Professional Memberships
  • Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member of the Law Society of BC
Education
  • LLB | University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law
  • ASEAN Exchange Program | University of Santa Clara, Faculty of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science | University of Victoria, Faculty of Arts
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Jesse Guenther

ASSOCIATE LAWYER

Jesse is an Associate Lawyer at GKS with his Juris Doctor from Thompson Rivers University. Prior to working at GKS and focusing on WCB appeals, Jesse not only worked on WCB files but was working in labour and employment law. Jesse has grown up surrounded by WCB Advocates which has driven his passion for WCB advocacy. Jesse is knowledgeable about the BC Workers Compensation system and appeal mechanisms.

Education
  • Juris Doctor | Thompson Rivers University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Criminology | Simon Fraser University
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Nikky Henderson

LEGAL ASSISTANT
Nikky is a legal assistant working toward her paralegal certificate from the University of Fraser Valley. She has over five years of experience in the legal field and wears many hats in the office, from drafting legal documents and acting as a liaison to handling client accounts in confidentiality.
Education
  • Paralegal Certificate | University of the Fraser Valley
  • Legal Assistant Certificate | Douglas College
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