Sandra Guarascio

Sandra Guarascio

604.806.3822 |

Sandra* is a partner at Roper Greyell where she practices in all areas of employment and labour law, with a particular interest in human rights and respectful workplace issues.

She is focused on the needs of her clients and works with public and private sector employers providing proactive and practical advice for unionized and non-unionized environments, which includes representation as counsel, hiring and termination issues, accommodation and disability management, collective agreement administration and disputes, policy development and training.

A strong advocate for her clients, Sandra offers a balanced approach to her clients’ workplace issues through creative problem solving and strategic intervention. Her approach to client challenges enables her to find strong, thoughtful solutions. She provides strategic advice to employers in handling complaints and addressing respectful workplace issues including discrimination, harassment, bullying and workplace conflict. She is a skilled investigator who has conducted numerous workplace investigations including in highly sensitive circumstances and in complex workplaces. She also designs and conducts workplace audits for employers and handles formal complaints provincially and federally.

Sandra is an experienced facilitator and speaker, an instructor with the National Institute of Disability Management and Research, now the Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Services, and a guest lecturer at BCIT. She is also a volunteer with the Law Society and Continuing Legal Education, serving as co-chair of the award winning annual CLE Human Rights Conference.

Outside the office, Sandra enjoys meandering on beaches and trails with her family and their two much loved Rhodesian Ridgebacks.

*Law corporation

assistant

Legal Assistant

Dita Jarolim
604.806.3837
Sandra Guarascio

Education

B.A., Political Science, University of Victoria
LL.B., University of Victoria

Year of call

British Columbia, 2002

Membership / Affiliations

BC Human Resources Management Association
Canadian Bar Association
Institute of Public Administrators of Canada
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)

Listings / Rankings

Best Lawyers in Canada, 2014-2017 (Employment and Labour Law)
Who’s Who Legal, 2016,2017 – Labour, Employment and Benefits
Lexpert-Ranked Lawyer, 2016
CLEBC’s Most Prolific Volunteers (1996 to 2016): Recognized as prolific contributor

Best Lawyers Award Badge

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