Delayne Sartison Q.C.

Delayne Sartison Q.C.

604.806.3851 |

Delayne* is a founding partner of Roper Greyell where she advises employers on labour, employment and human rights issues in the workplace.

Delayne is a creative yet focused lawyer who applies her vast experience to efficiently and effectively address a wide variety of workplace law challenges for a diverse range of private and public sector clients. She thrives on partnering with clients to address complex problems and to achieve the best possible outcomes, whether through negotiation or litigation. Delayne addresses all aspects of management-side labour, employment and human rights law in her work as a trusted advisor, negotiator and advocate for her clients.

Some of Delayne’s particular areas of focus include labour arbitration, accommodating employees with disabilities (including mental health and addiction challenges), managing and planning for change in a unionized environment (including contracting out and sale of business), collective agreement interpretation, workplace harassment, and bargaining unit structure. Delayne also has particular expertise in health sector labour relations in B.C. and the application of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to collective agreements and collective bargaining, making her a valued advisor for clients addressing these issues.

Outside of her practice, Delayne is a committed soccer mom and is a fan and supporter of both Ballet BC and the Vancouver Whitecaps.

*Law corporation


Legal Assistant

Brenda Bodnar
Delayne Sartison Q.C.


B.Admin, University of Regina
LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School

Year of call

Ontario, 1989
British Columbia, 1992
Queens Counsel, 2011


Membership / Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association
BC Human Resources Management Association
Board of the BC Centre for Ability (Vice President)
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
Member of Canadian Institute’s Employment & Labour Law Review Editorial Board

Listings / Rankings

Lexpert (labour relations, employment, workplace human rights, workers compensation)
Best Lawyers in Canada, 2011-2017 (Employment and Labour Law)
Chambers Global, 2013- 2017
Chambers Canada, 2016, 2017
Who’s Who Legal, 2015- 2017 – Labour, Employment and Benefits
Lexpert-Ranked Lawyer, 2016,2017

Best Lawyers Award Badge