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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.

Roper Greyell Welcomes Mohammad Shahidian as Accounting Manager

August 2021

Roper Greyell is pleased to welcome Mohammad Shahidian to the firm as Accounting Manager.

Mohammad has over 7 years of experience in the legal industry, including regional and national full-service firms. His accounting experience also includes working within the post-secondary education and building supplies industries.

Learn more about Mohammad here.

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

August 2021

Thomas A. Roper Q.C. was recently recognized in Business in Vancouver’s BC500 which features the 500 most influential leaders within British Columbia.

Over the course of his 45-year legal career, Tom has had a significant impact on employment and labour law in B.C. including being appointed one of three special advisers tasked with revamping the B.C. Labour Relations Code in 1992. As a leader within the legal community, Tom’s expertise is highly sought-after by clients, organizations, educators and colleagues. He also shares his extensive experience and technical understanding of the law as a mentor of young lawyers in the firm.

Congratulations Tom!

Read more: https://bc500.biv.com/categories/law-employment/

Roper Greyell Welcomes New Associate Kate Jones

August 2021

Roper Greyell is pleased to congratulate Kate Jones on joining the firm as an Associate lawyer, after previously summering and articling with the firm.

Kate practices in all areas of workplace law, including human rights, workplace investigations, and all aspects of the litigation process. Congratulations Kate on your call to the bar!

Learn more about Kate here.

Six Roper Greyell Lawyers Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Labour & Employment 2021

August 2021

We are pleased to announce that six lawyers from Roper Greyell have been recognized as leading employment and labour lawyers in Who’s Who Legal: Labour & Employment 2021 Guide.

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

Thomas A. Roper Q.C.

Delayne Sartison Q.C.

Sandra Guarascio

Gregory J. Heywood

James D. Kondopulos

Gavin Marshall

Who’s Who Legal: Labour & Employment 2021 Guide can be viewed here.

Additionally, Thomas A. Roper Q.C. was recognized by Who’s Who Legal in its Global Elite Thought Leaders – Labour & Employment Guide 2021. Gregory J. Heywood and James D. Kondopulos were recognized by Who’s Who Legal in its Thought Leaders – Labour & Employment Guide 2021.

Global Elite Thought Leaders – Labour & Employment Guide 2021 can be viewed here. Thought Leaders – Labour & Employment Guide 2021 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 Welcomes New Associate Gabrielle Berron-Styan

August 2021

Roper Greyell is pleased to congratulate Gabrielle Berron-Styan on joining the firm as an Associate lawyer, after previously articling with the firm.

Gabrielle practices in all areas of workplace law, including privacy law, human rights and investigations. Congratulations Gabrielle on your call to the bar!

Learn more about Gabrielle here.

Roper Greyell Welcomes New Associate Adam James

July 2021

We are pleased to welcome Adam James to the firm.

Adam practices in all areas of employment and labour law with a focus on labour arbitrations, civil litigation and human rights. Prior to joining Roper Greyell, Adam practiced employment and labour law at a boutique firm in Ontario specializing in workplace law.

Learn more about Adam here.

Roper Greyell Welcomes New Associate Katelin Dueck

June 2021

Roper Greyell is pleased to congratulate Katelin Dueck on joining the firm as an Associate lawyer, after previously summering and articling with the firm.

Katelin practices in all areas of workplace law, including employment, labour and workplace human rights and privacy law. Congratulations Katelin on your call to the bar!

Learn more about Katelin here.

Delayne Sartison, Q.C. Elected as Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers

June 2021

We are pleased to announce that Delayne Sartison, Q.C. has been elected as a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers in the Class of 2021.

The College is a professional association headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, that honours the leading lawyers in the practice of Labor and Employment Law. Delayne was among only a handful of Canadian lawyers who were included in the Class of 2021.

Delayne joins Thomas A. Roper Q.C., who was previously elected as Fellow of the College, and says of her election, “I am honoured to be admitted to a College that includes people like Tom from whom I have learned so much. I also want to thank the team at Roper Greyell for being the best professional team one could imagine. Although it’s my name added to the rolls of the College, this is very much shared with all of RG.”

Congratulations, Delayne!

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