Kim Thorne

Kim Thorne

604.806.3854 |

Kim* is a founding partner at Roper Greyell and a member of the firm’s Management Committee, responsible for finance and operations.

Kim is passionate about finding solutions to his clients’ labour and employment problems and considers himself part of his clients’ management teams. His understanding of his clients’ businesses gives him the insight necessary to best resolve complex workplace issues in a sensible and proactive manner.

Kim has extensive experience in all aspects of labour and employment. A skilled and resourceful advocate, he regularly represents employers at arbitrations, labour relations boards, various tribunals and the courts. His clients represent a broad spectrum of business in Canada, from forest products to diamond mining and retail. Kim has also acted as lead negotiator for many employers in collective bargaining, and routinely provides strategic advice to employers on negotiation issues.

Kim enjoys skiing, fishing, cooking, travel and reading for fun. He is a past board member of the Vancouver International Writers Festival. Kim is also called to the Northwest Territories Bar.

*Law corporation


Legal Assistant

Sandra Dhamrait
Kim Thorne


B.Ed. University of Victoria
LL.B., University of British Columbia

Year of call

British Columbia, 1988
Northwest Territories, 2007


Membership / Affiliations

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

Listings / Rankings

Best Lawyers in Canada, 2016 and 2017 (Employment and Labour Law)

Best Lawyers Award Badge