Manager, Library Services
2013 Canadian Association of Law Libraries’ Diana M. Priestly Memorial Scholarship for professional development in the joint fields of law and librarianship


Bar Admission

  • 2013 Admitted to the British Columbia Bar
  • 2012-2013 Admitted to the Ontario Bar

Sarah Richmond joined Alexander Holburn in 2013. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, she is responsible for managing the firm’s Library, ensuring efficient access to legal resources, providing research training and support to lawyers and students, and delivering current awareness briefs and internal education seminars. In her capacity as a research lawyer, Sarah conducts legal research and reference for the firm. Sarah is a member of the firm’s Appellate Advisory Practice Team.

Prior to joining the firm, Sarah received her Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Windsor, articled with a law firm in Ottawa, and was called to the Bar in Ontario. She then completed her Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) at The University of Western Ontario. In 2013, she became a member of the Law Society of British Columbia.

On A Personal Note...

In her spare time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, and distance running.


  • 2023- Civil Procedure: Collections Chapter, Professional Legal Training Course, The Law Society of British Columbia, Co-Author with Iman Hosseini
  • 2014 – Present, Regular contributor to the Vancouver Association of Law Libraries’ VALL Review
  • March 2017, American Court Structures, Case Law and Commentary, Vancouver Association of Law Libraries, Speaker
  • March 2016, Tools for client monitoring & current awareness, Vancouver Association of Law Libraries, Panelist


Accessibility plan due June 1, 2024 for small federally-regulated private sector entities

Review of the BC Labour Relations Code: Submissions from public due by March 22, 2024


Federally-Regulated Employers Required to Comply With New Graduated Notice of Individual Termination Starting February 1, 2024

New Pay Transparency Act Not Entirely Clear on Obligations Imposed on BC Employers

Backlogs at the BC Human Rights Tribunal and Applications to Dismiss Complaints—A Strategy Update from the BCHRT

BC Workers Compensation Act Updates: New Duties on Employers, Effective January 1, 2024, to Cooperate and Maintain Employment for Injured Workers

Bill 41: proposed changes to the British Columbia Workers Compensation Act to include statutory duty to accommodate in relation to returning injured workers to work

New regulations for paid sick leave for federally-regulated private sector employees

New Age Restrictions for Young Workers in “Hazardous” Industries in British Columbia

BC Provincial Government Changes Labour Relations Code Union Certification Process, and Employment Standards Act Sick Leave

Professional & Community Affiliations


Practice Areas:

  • Business
  • Personal
  • Insurance