Najeeb is a partner* at Roper Greyell with a focus on labour, employment and human rights law in the workplace.
Najeeb has extensive experience with certification and decertification of unions, grievance and interest arbitrations, collective bargaining, managing strikes and essential service disputes, unfair labour practice complaints and other matters arising under the Labour Relations Code. Najeeb also provides exceptional representation in disability management, worker’s compensation, human rights and wrongful dismissal claims.
Najeeb provides strategic planning and vigorous advocacy to prevent and resolve conflict in the workplace
Highly experienced with unionized and non-unionized employers, Najeeb has represented public, private and First Nations clients, in the highway maintenance, automotive, hospitality, gaming, retail, construction, mining, print, manufacturing and health sectors.
Najeeb looks beyond immediate circumstances while offering integral strategic advice and legal consultation to teams. He addresses problems before they escalate, demonstrating a creative, proactive approach to the law and works collaboratively with clients if litigation becomes necessary. Najeeb believes in a practical, common sense approach to complex legal issues. He provides strategic planning and vigorous advocacy to prevent and resolve conflict in the workplace.
Najeeb’s legal career includes serving as vice-chair of the BC Labour Relations Board, where he developed well-respected mediation and adjudication skills. Najeeb also has extensive knowledge of the health sector, having held several senior positions with the Health Employers Association of BC, providing hands-on labour relations advice.
Outside of the law, Najeeb enjoys pushing himself to reach new heights when hiking the North Shore mountains (as well as Africa’s tallest) and is the consummate teammate when playing beer league hockey.
B.A, University of Western Ontario
LL.B., University of Victoria
Year of call
British Columbia, 1995
Membership / Affiliations
Canadian Bar Association
American Bar Association
BC Care Providers Association
The Law Society of British Columbia
The Law Society of Upper Canada
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
Listings / Rankings
Chambers Canada, 2018
Who’s Who Legal, 2018 – Labour, Employment and Benefits
Best Lawyers in Canada, 2019 (Employment and Labour Law)