Kim Thorne

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Kim Thorne* is a founding partner at Roper Greyell where he currently holds a mentor role at the firm. With a legal career spanning over 30 years, Kim has earned a reputation as a skilled and resourceful advocate, who has represented employers at arbitrations, labour relations boards, various tribunals and the courts. Kim also acted as lead negotiator for many employers in collective bargaining, in addition to providing strategic advice to employers on negotiation issues. His clients have covered a broad spectrum of businesses in Canada, from forest products to diamond mining and retail.

Kim enjoys skiing, fishing, cooking, travel and reading for fun. He has visited many different places and has many different stories to share about his experiences.



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)
Chartered Professionals in Human Resources BC & Yukon

Listings / Rankings

Best Lawyers in Canada, 2016-2022 (Employment and Labour Law)
Best Lawyers Global Business Edition, 2020 (Employment and Labour Law)

Best Lawyers Award Badge