Drew Demerse

Drew Demerse

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Drew* is a partner at Roper Greyell where he provides strategic and practical advice to employers on labour, employment and human rights issues in the workplace.

Drew has a passion for learning about his clients’ businesses and uses this knowledge and his solutions-oriented style to help clients navigate complex workplace legal issues. His proactive approach has made him a trusted partner and advisor to the management teams of a broad spectrum of business in Canada.

Drew is a seasoned and resourceful litigator. He frequently acts as counsel to employers in arbitration proceedings and before the Labour Relations Board, the courts, and a wide variety of tribunals and administrative bodies including the Human Rights Tribunal, Employment Standards Branch, and Workers Compensation Board. He also represents employees, including senior executives, in wrongful dismissal actions.

Drew is an avid sports and outdoor enthusiast who loves to play hockey and to ski. He particularly enjoys exploring remote corners of B.C. under the pretense of trying to catch fish.

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Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant
Drew Demerse


B.Comm., Industrial Relations Management, University of British Columbia
JD, Dalhousie Law School

Year of call

British Columbia, 2006
Northwest Territories, 2017


Membership / Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
BC Human Resources Management Association