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)
  • Bachelor of Laws, UBC
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), UBC
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Jesse Guenther


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.

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

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.
  • Paralegal Certificate | University of the Fraser Valley
  • Legal Assistant Certificate | Douglas College
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Join Our Team

GKS Law Firm is a growing law firm that represents injured workers in their Workers’ Compensation (WorkSafeBC) claims. We are always looking to expand our team in Burnaby with motivated lawyers interested in this field of law.


The ideal candidate for our firm:

  • has an interest in Administrative Law, with experience in Workers’ Compensation matters being an asset, but not required;
  • is capable of presenting at oral hearings and producing written submissions;
  • is committed to creating strong client relationships; and
  • is capable of taking on a high level of responsibility.

If you are interested in working in a supportive and positive work environment, please forward your resume and law school transcripts to gsharma@gkslawfirm.com.

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