Four Roper Greyell Lawyers Recognized in Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders: Labour & Employment 2022

May 2022

We are pleased to announce that four Roper Greyell lawyers have been recognized as Thought Leaders in labour law and employment law in the 2022 edition of Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders: Labour & Employment.

The lawyers named in this year’s Who’s Who Legal are:

Thomas A. Roper Q.C.
Delayne Sartison Q.C.
Gregory J. Heywood
James D. Kondopulos

Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders: Labour & Employment 2022 Guide can be viewed here. 

About Who’s Who Legal

Who’s Who Legal has identified the top legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law since 1996. Lawyers are selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Nine Roper Greyell Lawyers Listed in the 2022 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

March 2022

We are pleased to announce that nine of the firm’s lawyers have been included in the 2022 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

The lawyers recognized as leading employment, labour, and workplace human rights law practitioners are:

Thomas A. Roper Q.C.
Delayne Sartison Q.C.
Gregory J. Heywood
Sandra Guarascio
Gavin Marshall
Gabrielle Scorer
James D. Kondopulos
Alissa Demerse
Keri L. Bennett

The Directory can be viewed here: https://lexpert.ca/directory/find-lawyers-or-law-firms/ 

About the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Published since 1997, the annual Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory profiles leading practitioners across Canada in over 65 practice areas and leading law firms in 41 practice areas.

Roper Greyell Named to Canadian Lawyer’s Top Labour & Employment Boutiques List

February 2022

Roper Greyell is proud to have been included in Canadian Lawyer magazine’s Top Labour and Employment Boutique law firms in Canada for 2022-23. Our firm was named as one of the Top 5 Labour and Employment Boutiques in Western Canada.

The full list of ranked firms can be found here and includes insights from lawyers from the top firms (including RG’s own Graeme McFarlane) as they highlight some of the most challenging employment and labour law issues their firms are currently facing.

 

About Canadian Lawyer

Launched in 1977, Canadian Lawyer provides objective reporting and analysis of the legal landscape from coast to coast, and defines “boutique firms” as collections of lawyers specializing in niche areas of the law as opposed to general practice firms that house a variety of practice areas under one roof.

 

 

Roper Greyell Ranked as 5-Star Employment Law Firm for 2022 by Canadian HR Reporter

January 2022

We are pleased to announce that Roper Greyell has been ranked as a 5-Star Employment Law Firm for 2022 by Canadian HR Reporter. Additionally, Thomas A. Roper Q.C. and  were ranked as 5-Star Employment Lawyers for 2022.

The full list of ranked firms and lawyers, with ranking methodology and quotation from Sandra, is here.

Thomas A. Roper Q.C. Recognized in Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders: Global Elite 2022

January 2022

We are pleased to announce that Thomas A. Roper Q.C. has been recognized as a Global Elite Thought Leader in the 2022 edition of Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders: Global Elite. 

Who’s Who Legal includes the following commentary:

WWL Thought Leaders: Global Elite brings together the insight, expertise and wisdom of some of the world’s foremost lawyers and experts in a single report, featuring Q&As with dozens of eminent practitioners across multiple practice areas. These individuals obtained the highest number of nominations from peers, corporate counsel and other market sources in our most recent research cycle.

Through interviews with the practitioners themselves, Thought Leaders: Global Elite aims to shine a light on what puts these lawyers and experts at the peak of the profession. They are worthy of special mention owing not only to their vast expertise and experience advising on some of the world’s most significant and cutting-edge legal matters, but also their ability to innovate, inspire, and go above and beyond to deliver for their clients.

The 2022 WWL Thought Leaders: Global Elite listings can be viewed here. 

Six Roper Greyell Lawyers Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Canada – Labour, Employment & Benefits 2021

December 2021

We are pleased to announce that six Roper Greyell lawyers have been recognized as leading Canadian employment and labour lawyers in the 2021 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Canada – Labour, Employment & Benefits.

The lawyers named in this year’s Who’s Who Legal are:

Thomas A. Roper Q.C.
Delayne Sartison Q.C.
Gregory J. Heywood
Sandra Guarascio
Gavin Marshall
James D. Kondopulos

Who’s Who Legal includes the following commentary:

Thomas Roper QC is widely considered a leading light among peers who cite his extensive experience on all aspects of employment law.

Gregory Heywood is an “excellent lawyer” who comes “highly recommended” as a result of his deep expertise in the practice area.

James Kondopulos is a “very professional and respectful” lawyer who “always provides a strategic direction to each individual case”.

Delayne Sartison QC is a “highly recommended” practitioner who receives widespread plaudits for her expertise in employment and human rights issues.

Who’s Who Legal: Canada – Labour, Employment & Benefits 2021 Guide can be viewed here. 

About Who’s Who Legal

Who’s Who Legal has identified the top legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law since 1996. Lawyers are selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Roper Greyell Ranked as One of Canada’s Best Law Firms for 2022

November 2021

We are pleased to announce that Roper Greyell has been ranked by The Globe and Mail and Statista as one of Canada’s Best Law Firms for 2022.

The list of Canada’s Best Law Firms was created based on 6,500 recommendations from lawyers (peer-to-peer) and clients (corporate legal departments). Only 200 law firms are being recognized in 28 practice areas.

Roper Greyell was ranked within the top 4 for Labour & Employment Law and Human Rights & Immigration Law. These rankings are based on the number of recommendations received for a firm in a respective legal field.

To view the complete list, visit: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/rob-magazine/article-best-lawyers-in-canada-our-complete-listings/

Sandra Guarascio Wins 2021 Client Choice Award, Presented by Lexology

October 2021

Congratulations to Roper Greyell’s Sandra Guarascio for winning the 2021 Client Choice Award for Labour & Employment – Canada, presented by Lexology. 

The Client Choice Awards recognize lawyers from around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service.

Read more here: https://www.clientchoice.com/search/jurisdiction/british-columbia-1712/workarea/employment-labour-2217 

Established in 2005, Client Choice recognizes those law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. The criteria for this recognition focus on an ability to add real value to clients’ business above and beyond the other players in the market. Uniquely, law firms and partners can only be nominated by corporate counsel.

Roper Greyell Ranked as a Band 1 Firm in 2022 Chambers Canada Guide

September 2021

Roper Greyell LLP has once again been ranked by Chambers Canada as a Band 1 firm for Employment and Labour law in British Columbia.

Chambers Canada also recognized five of our partners as “Ranked Lawyers” in their 2022 Guide:

What clients are saying

One highly impressed client stated: “I think this firm is best in class. They are always knowledgeable, practical and provide up-to-date advice.” Another client enthused: “I found them really timely and succinct. They’re very customer service-oriented and innovative, always willing to try new things and be responsive.”

About Chambers Canada

Chambers Canada covers lawyers and law firms practicing in all provinces and territories in Canada. The guide recommends lawyers and law firms in over 40 specialist practice areas across Canada, and is published annually each September.

Nine Roper Greyell Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada 2022

August 2021

In the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, nine Roper Greyell lawyers were recognized for their excellence in the areas of Education and Labour & Employment Law. Jennifer Devins was further recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” for Vancouver in the area of Education Law. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location.

The lawyers included in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 Edition are:

Education Law

Labour and Employment Law

About Best Lawyers:

Best Lawyers has been providing comprehensive coverage of top legal talents in Canada and around the world for over 30 years.  Lawyers on the list are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise. Additional recognitions are also awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region.

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