Bruce M. Greyell Q.C.
The Honourable Bruce M. Greyell Q.C., a founding partner of Roper Greyell, has rejoined the firm as counsel after eight years as a Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. As a member of the judiciary, Bruce sat on the Supreme Court from May, 2009 until his retirement in November, 2017.
For 40 years, Bruce earned a respected reputation as one of Canada’s leading employment lawyers and arbitrators. He has acted as legal counsel to many of this country’s major private corporations and Crown Corporations.
Bruce serves as a senior advisor to Roper Greyell clients and lawyers, sharing his depth of experience in workplace law to ensure the highest quality of strategic advice
Over the course of his career, Bruce has represented clients at every level of British Columbia’s courts, as well as at the federal level, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He served as one of two Commissioners appointed by the federal government to investigate labour relations at West Coast ports in 1996 and has acted for the B.C. and Canada Labour Relations Boards on judicial review applications. During his time on the bench, he presided over complex civil, criminal, and family legal cases.
A resident of Bowen Island, Bruce is an enthusiastic booster of his community’s beauty and potential. He chaired the Bowen Island Parks and Recreation Commission from 1996 to 2000 and is a co-founder and Past Chair of the Bowen Island Community Foundation (2000-2008). Bruce is also a Past Chair and supporter of the BC Centre for Ability.
LL.B., University of British Columbia 1967
Year of call
British Columbia, 1968; reinstated 2018
Queens Counsel, 2006
Membership / Affiliations
Arbitrators Association of British Columbia
International Arbitration Centre
American Arbitration Association