legal freelancers team


Betty Garbutt, CHRP

  • 40 years Legal Recruitment Specialist, Director of Human Resources, Sole Shareholder and Director of Operations, The Legal Freelance Centre.
  • 10 years legal experience in litigation, criminal defence, labour law, corporate records, corporate/commercial, residential and commercial conveyancing, wills & estates, corporate tax, corporate/securities, matrimonial, aboriginal & mediation law.
  • Community-minded; volunteer on public advisory committees for legal courses at various colleges and post-secondary schools for over 20 years.
  • Youth Educator; volunteer trainer and team-builder for female high performance ice hockey athletes as they pursue their goals for Canada’s National Women’s Team.
  • Loves dogs & cats, married, has 2 great sons, throws terrific Christmas parties and has a good sense of humour!
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Robyn Stratton, Legal Recruitment Specialist

  • Over 10 years in legal recruitment with The Legal Freelance Centre
  • Temporary and Permanent Placements, Payroll & Career Advisor
  • Experienced in corporate/securities, law firm reception and administration
  • In her free time Robyn enjoys attending fitness classes and playing and coaching beer league softball.
  • Loves dogs, especially her baby puggle, Jaxon, married, and has a great sense of humour!

Lauren Dinwoodie, Human Resources Assistant

  • Lauren began with LFC in April 2018
  • Temporary and Permanent Placements, Payroll & Benefits
  • Lauren graduated from University of Victoria in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, and has plans to attend Law School in the Fall of 2019.
  • Lauren is excited to be a part of the LFC team and looks forward to expanding her knowledge within the Legal and Human Resources fields.

Gillian McDonald, Human Resources Assistant

  • Gillian began at LFC in October 2018
  • Temporary and Permanent Placements
  • Gillian graduated university in May 2018 with a Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resources and a Minor in Spanish
  • Gillian is looking forward to putting her degree to practical use, and gaining more experience in the Human Resources field.
  • Welcome to LFC Gillian!


And, we can’t forget…. our office team dog

Danielle (Danny) – Woof! Woof! – who keeps us all balanced and laughing!