Roper Greyell Named as Most Trusted Employment Law Firm for 2024

March 2024

Roper Greyell is honoured to be named the Most Trusted Employment Law Firm for 2024 in British Columbia at the HR & Employment Awards presented by Corporate Vision. This acknowledgment is a testament to Roper Greyell’s unwavering commitment to excellence and client satisfaction, reinforcing our position as a leader in workplace law.

About the HR & Employment Awards
Corporate Vision’s HR & Employment Awards 2024 have been established to pay adequate respect to the invaluable Human Resources professionals, and those who work to support them, who are a vital component of the success of all businesses and organizations.


Roper Greyell Selected as an Excellence Awardee at the Annual Canadian Law Awards

March 2024

Roper Greyell is delighted to announce that it has been recognized as an Excellence Awardee in the category of ‘Boutique Law Firm of the Year’, at the annual Canadian Law Awards in partnership with LEAP Legal Software, presented by Lexpert and supported by Canadian Lawyer magazine.

This nomination reflects the firm’s ongoing pursuit of excellence and unwavering dedication to surpassing expectations in our commitment to delivering superior legal services.

The winners will be announced at the prestigious awards gala on Thursday, May 9 in Toronto. You can learn more about the award categories here.

Fourteen Roper Greyell Lawyers Listed in the 2024 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

March 2024

Roper Greyell is pleased to announce that fourteen RG lawyers have been included in the 2024 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

The addition of six new honorees reflects the continued growth and dedication of Roper Greyell’s legal team, expanding upon last year’s impressive showing of eight recognized lawyers.

These lawyers have been recognized as some of the leading legal practitioners across Canada based on an extensive peer survey process for 2024. They have been honoured as leading employment, labour, workplace human rights, occupational health and safety and workers’ compensation law practitioners.

The following Roper Greyell lawyers have been honored in the 2024 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory:

Thomas A. Roper K.C.
Delayne Sartison K.C.
Gregory J. Heywood
Gabrielle Scorer
Gavin Marshall
Sandra Guarascio
James D. Kondopulos
Jennifer Devins
Danny Bernstein
Maggie Campbell
Alissa Demerse
Ryan Copeland
Mike Hamata
Christopher Munroe

Their inclusion in this respected directory reflects their unwavering commitment to excellence and their contributions to the legal landscape across Canada.

The Directory can be viewed here.

About Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory:

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (the Canadian Lexpert Directory), published since 1997, is based on an extensive peer survey process. It includes profiles of leading practitioners across Canada in 66 practice areas and leading law firms in 41 practice areas.

The publication also features articles highlighting current legal issues and recent developments of importance written by leading practitioners across Canada.

Roper Greyell Receives Grade AAA in the 2024 Lexpert/ALM 500 Guide

February 2024

Roper Greyell is pleased to have been recognized as the only firm to receive a Grade AAA ranking in the 2024 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 lawyers in Canada, specifically in the category of Who’s Who: Vancouver for Labour Relations, Employment & Pensions Lawyers.

This distinguished recognition stands as the highest accolade within this category. Roper Greyell is honoured to have attained this notable recognition.

The Lexpert/ALM 500 acknowledges the most highly regarded names in the Canadian legal profession across more than 30 practice areas, providing an essential reference for purchasers of Canadian legal services. Those profiled are identified via an extensive, annual peer survey and are considered the “most frequently recommended lawyers” across Canada.

You can read the full guide here.

Roper Greyell Named as Top Labour & Employment Boutique by Canadian Lawyer

February 2024

Roper Greyell is proud to announce its continued recognition as a leader in Labour and Employment Law, having been named as a Top Labour and Employment Boutique Law Firm in Canada for 2024-25 by Canadian Lawyer magazine.

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.

This popular Leading Boutiques series, launched in 2006 by Canadian Lawyer, has been very well received. The Top Boutique Reports are an outstanding reference for leading lawyers for purposes of referrals and corporate counsel for outsourcing legal work.

Seven Roper Greyell Lawyers Recognized in 2023 Edition of Who’s Who Legal: Canada

December 2023

We are very pleased to announce that seven Roper Greyell lawyers have been recognized as leading Canadian employment and labour lawyers in the 2023 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Canada in the area of Labour, Employment & Benefits.

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

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

About Who’s Who Legal

Who’s Who Legal (WWL) 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. WWL: Labour, Employment & Benefits identifies the leading private practice lawyers with a proven track record in representing and advising management, and senior executives and partners, on all aspects of labour, employment and industrial relations law.

Thomas A. Roper K.C. Recognized as One of B.C.’s Most Influential Business Leaders

November 2023

Thomas (Tom) A. Roper K. C. was recognized in Business in Vancouver’s 2023 BC500 which features the 500 most influential leaders within British Columbia.

He has practiced labour and employment law for nearly five decades and advised large federal and provincial employers, governments, educational institutions, and unions in over 600 legal proceedings. In 1992, he was appointed to a three-person panel proposing revisions to the B.C. Labour Relations Code; in 2014, he received the Vancouver Bar Association’s Peter S. Hyndman Mentorship Award; and was further honored in 2022 as a recipient of the Bora Laskin Award for his “outstanding contributions to Canadian labour law”. Tom is a highly sought-after speaker and a member of the Board of Governors for the Business Council of BC.

This is the third time Tom has been named on this prestigious list. Congratulations Tom!

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Roper Greyell Named One of Canada’s Best Law Firms by The Globe and Mail

November 2023

We are pleased to announce that Roper Greyell has once again been named in Report on Business Magazine as one of Canada’s Best Law Firms for 2024 by The Globe and Mail and Statista for both Labour & Employment Law and Human Rights Law.

The Globe and Mail and Statista rankings list was curated from recommendations made by lawyers (peer-to-peer survey) and clients (corporate legal departments) across 31 different practice areas. Approximately 25,000 lawyers, in-house lawyers, and legal executives working in legal departments in companies across Canada were invited to participate in the survey. The top 200 law firms in Canada were identified based on the number of recommendations they received.

RG is honoured to receive this recognition.

To view the complete list visit,

Jennifer Devins Receives 2023 Labour and Employment Law Lawyer of the Year Award

November 2023

Lawyers Monthly unveiled their 2023 Women in Law Awards, and Roper Greyell is delighted to announce that Jennifer Devins, Partner at Roper Greyell, has been honoured as ‘Labour and Employment Law Lawyer of the Year’ for Canada.

Since 2009, Lawyer Monthly’s Women in Law Awards have been representing its winners through the creation of its annual winner’s publication, an international platform developed to showcase the achievements and innovations of women across all segments of the legal industry. Showcasing excellence and achievement is a vital tool in the continuing battle to establish equality, the edition will help shape the discussion around how diversity can be improved by highlighting some of the most forward-thinking initiatives, as well as raising awareness to empower women to bring about change in their profession.

The research department at Lawyer Monthly used a point-based evaluation system in determining winners. Points were awarded for a variety of criteria, including:

    • – Raising awareness in relation to equality and gender issues faced by women in the legal sector
    • – Amount of documented activity in 2021/22 when compared to industry peers
    • – Involvement in significant legal cases and legal activity
    • – Peer recognition and personal achievement
    • – Strategic thinking and planning
    • – Previous accolades and entries within the international legal guides
    • – Published articles and journals
    • – Client care and innovation

Find out more here:

Roper Greyell Nominated for Employment Law Firm of the Year by Chambers

September 2023

Roper Greyell is delighted to be recognized as a nominee for Employment Law Firm of the Year at the 2023 Chambers Canada Awards. The announcement of the nomination, alongside four other esteemed Canadian law firms, was made on September 28, 2023.

The nominees and winners are based on the research conducted for the 2024 edition of the Chambers Canada Guide. RG is honoured not only for this recognition but also for the distinction of being the only regional firm to secure a spot on this respected list.

Learn more here:

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