Laura A Buitendyk


Direct 604-691-7580

Fax 604-632-4444

Laura works primarily in the area of litigation with a focus on labour and employment disputes. She is an effective and diligent advocate for her clients, appearing on matters before the Provincial and Supreme Court of British Columbia, Human Rights Tribunal and Employment Standards Tribunal. Prior to joining Owen Bird as an associate, Laura worked as an articling student and summer student with the firm.

Laura completed her Juris Doctor at the University of Victoria. While in law school, Laura participated in an international exchange to Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and completed a clinical term with the Law Centre in Victoria, BC. She volunteers with Access Pro Bono’s Civil Chambers and Residential Tenancy Programs.

Outside of work, Laura enjoys cooking, travelling, and being in the outdoors, especially swimming and hiking.

  • Called to the British Columbia Bar, 2020
  • Juris Doctor, University of Victoria, 2019
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences, Political Science (Major) & Global Studies (Minor), University of Ottawa, 2011
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia