Sarj Gosal - WorkSafeBC Lawyer

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Sarj Gosal is a BC lawyer specializing in WorkSafeBC claims and appeals. He was born and raised in Vancouver, BC and obtained a Bachelors in Political Science (May 1988) and a Law Degree (LLB, May 1992) from the University of British Columbia. He was called to the Bar in May 1993.

Mr. Gosal has successfully represented a large number of disabled workers (over 4,500) and has extensive experience dealing with WorkSafeBC claims and appeals.

Mr. Gosal has been qualified (and provided oral evidence) as an expert regarding workers’ compensation matters in the British Columbia Supreme Court.

Professional Memberships and Associations:
Member of Law Society of BC
Member of Canadian Bar Association

Please feel free to send an email to Sarj at info@gosalandcompany.com.

Michelle Bissenden - WorkSafeBC Lawyer

Michelle Bissenden is a Senior Associate Lawyer at Gosal & Company. She specializes in WorkSafeBC claims and appeals. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta. Michelle was called to the Bar in September 2007.

Michelle has represented hundreds of injured workers at the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal. 

Prior to joining Gosal & Company in 2011, Michelle practiced at a leading Western Canadian law firm in Vancouver and worked at a national law firm in Sydney, Australia.

Professional Memberships and Associations:
Member of Law Society of BC
Member of Canadian Bar Association

Please feel free to send an email to Michelle at info@gosalandcompany.com.

Kali Larsen - WorkSafeBC Lawyer

Kali Larsen is an Associate Lawyer at Gosal
& Company. She specializes in WorkSafeBC claims and appeals.  She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and Political Science from the University of Victoria in 2015 and obtained her law degree (JD) from Queen’s University in 2018.  She was called to the Bar in 2019.

Prior to joining Gosal & Company, Kali completed her articles at a litigation focused employment, immigration, and human rights law firm in Toronto and practiced immigration law in Vancouver. 

Professional Memberships and Associations:
Member of Law Society of BC

Please feel free to send an email to Kali at info@gosalandcompany.com.

Kate Elperin - WorkSafeBC Lawyer

Kate Elperin is an Associate Lawyer at Gosal & Company. She specializes in WorkSafeBC claims and appeals. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature (2013) and a law degree (JD, 2019) from the University of British Columbia. She was called to the Bar in 2020.

Prior to joining Gosal & Company, Kate volunteered with the UBC Law Students’ Legal Advice Program, where she represented clients in small claims and criminal trials. She completed her articles at a full-service global law firm in Vancouver, with a focus on administrative and employment law.

Professional Memberships and Associations:
Member of Law Society of BC
Member of Canadian Bar Association

Please feel free to send an email to Kate at info@gosalandcompany.com.

Manbeen Saini - WorkSafeBC Lawyer

Manbeen Saini is an Associate Lawyer at Gosal & Company.  She specializes in WorkSafeBC claims and appeals.  She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from Simon Fraser University (2008) and obtained her law degree (JD, 2018) from Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia.  She was called to the Bar in 2019.

Prior to joining Gosal & Company, Manbeen practiced at a litigation-focused law firm.  She has experience in the areas of family law, estate planning, and civil litigation.  She has helped resolve all types of legal disputes and uses her knowledge and experience to educate, counsel, and empower her clients.

Manbeen is fluent in Punjabi, Hindi, and Urdu.

Professional Memberships and Associations:
Member of Law Society of BC
Member of Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch)

Please feel free to send an email to Manbeen at info@gosalandcompany.com.

Noreen Torrijos - Operations/Office Manager

Noreen is the Operations/Office Manager at Gosal & Company and has been an integral member of the firm for several years. Noreen is knowledgeable about the WorkSafeBC claims and appeals process and has formed and maintained many valuable contacts and relationships with individuals at WorkSafeBC, the Review Division, WCAT, and third-party providers on behalf of our clients.

Noreen works closely with, and is a key resource for, our legal team and oversees most aspects of our administrative team. Noreen also works closely with the principals of Gosal & Company in managing the human resources, overseeing the training of staff, and overall office operations of the firm. 

Please feel free to send an email to Noreen at info@gosalandcompany.com.

Nimit Kaler - Administrative Supervisor

Nimit is the Administrative Supervisor and Social Media Manager at Gosal & Company.  Nimit works closely with the administrative team on the day-to-day operations of the firm.

Nimit likes to kickstart the day with a morning meeting and always comes prepared with a joke (highly influenced by Michael Scott).  In her downtime, Nimit enjoys watching anime, weight training, and trying new foods.

Please feel free to send an email to Nimit at info@gosalandcompany.com.