J. Najeeb Hassan

J. Najeeb Hassan

604.806.3820 |

Najeeb* is a partner at Roper Greyell with a focus on labour, employment and human rights law.

He brings a practical, common sense approach to complex legal issues, providing strategic planning, insightful advice and vigorous advocacy to prevent and resolve conflict in the workplace. Najeeb addresses his clients’ problems before they escalate, demonstrating a creative, proactive approach to the law, working collaboratively with clients if litigation becomes necessary.

Representing public, private and First Nations clients in the highway maintenance, automotive, hospitality, gaming, retail, construction, mining, print, manufacturing and health sectors, Najeeb assists both union and non-union employers. He specializes in 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 the area of disability management, worker’s compensation, human rights and wrongful dismissal claims. His 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 British Columbia, providing hands-on labour relations advice.

Outside of the law, Najeeb enjoys hiking the North Shore mountains (as well as Africa’s tallest) and playing beer league hockey

*Law corporation


Legal Assistant

Simma Heer
J. Najeeb Hassan


B.A, University of Western Ontario
LL.B., University of Victoria

Year of call

Ontario, 1991
British Columbia, 1995


Membership / Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association
American Bar Association
British Columbia Road Builders & Heavy Construction Association
BC Care Providers Association
The Law Society of British Columbia
The Law Society of Upper Canada
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)