Thomas Roper

Roper Greyell LLP

Tom is a founding partner of Roper Greyell, a firm of 28 lawyers who practice exclusively in the areas of labour, employment and administrative law. He represents employers in the public and private sectors and professional associations. In 1992, Tom was appointed by the British Columbia Minister of Labour to a Committee of Special Advisors to recommend an overall labour relations strategy for British Columbia, and was one of three Special Advisors responsible for drafting the Labour Relations Code. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1998.

He is a past President and current member of the BC Human Resource Management Association. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Business Council of British Columbia. He has written numerous articles, has lectured for Continuing Legal Education and is a regular guest speaker on various labour and employment law matters.

Tom is listed in Lexpert’s “Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada”; he is ranked at the highest level in Chambers Global, and is listed in the International Bar Association’s “The International Who’s Who of Management Labour & Employment Lawyers” as a leading employment and labour lawyer. He is recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada and in 2014 was named Lawyer of the Year for Labour and Employment Law in Vancouver.

In November 2014 Tom was the recipient of the Peter S. Hyndman Mentorship Award, awarded by the Vancouver Bar Association to a member of the legal profession who has distinguished himself as having been an outstanding mentor.

In April 2015 Tom was awarded the Honorary life membership by HRMA. It celebrates industry leading professionals who have made a significant impact in the human resources community.


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