Danny is a partner* at Roper Greyell where he provides strategic and timely advice to clients on labour, employment and human rights issues that arise in the workplace. He advises employers throughout Canada across a wide range of industries, and values getting to know his clients and their businesses and becoming a trusted advisor in order to get the results that meet their short and long-term objectives.
Danny guides his clients through litigation processes with advocacy and advice, representing clients in civil court, labour arbitrations, labour boards, human rights tribunals and WorkSafeBC matters. He also acts as lead negotiator in collective agreement negotiations, and provides ongoing advice on any number of day-to-day matters that arise in the workplace.
Danny’s approach to workplace issues is practical, thoughtful and detail-oriented. Clients often seek his expertise in dealing with complex workplace issues such as disability management, restructurings and terminations, performance management, corporate transactions and contract negotiations. Danny is a strong litigator who is equally comfortable in court or pursuing his clients’ interests by negotiating settlements.
Clients appreciate Danny’s approachable and no-fuss manner and look to him for his pragmatic and common-sense approach to complicated legal issues
Danny speaks and writes on a wide range of employment and labour law topics, including delivering seminars and training to clients on all workplace issues. He has been called to the bar in three jurisdictions which provides him with the insight to solve complex legal issues in diverse sectors.
Outside of the office, Danny loves to watch his two sons playing and share family time at the beach or the local ski hills. He also finds time to cycle around the local hills and escape on the hiking trails.
B. Comm and LL.B, Murdoch University, Western Australia
Year of call
Western Australia, 2007
British Columbia, 2015
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Membership / Affiliations
Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia and Yukon (CPHR)
Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)