Rachel (Heinrichs) Roy specializes in labour and employment law and election and campaign law. Rachel also provides legal advice in human rights cases, workers’ compensation matters, and assistance to organizations to ensure their campaigns comply with electoral, privacy and CRTC rules. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Rachel provides representation at arbitration and various tribunals and courts, including the BC Labour Relations Board, the BC Human Rights Tribunal, the Canadian Human Rights Commission, the BC Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner, and provincial and federal electoral regulatory bodies.
Rachel studied law at the University of Manitoba and the University of British Columbia. She also studied international law, including internet law, at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands.
During her legal studies, Rachel was an intern at the Review Division of WorkSafeBC and the BC Provincial Court in Surrey. She later worked for the Office of the Chief Judge. Rachel articled with a labour law firm in downtown Vancouver prior to being called to the British Columbia bar.
Prior to joining AQR Law, Rachel served as in-house counsel for Canada’s NDP during the 2015 federal election.
Rachel is also an instructor/lecturer at the BCIT School of Business, teaching employment law to managers and HR professionals.
Rachel loves hanging out with Sula, her labradoodle rescue, who is also AQR Law's office dog.