Chris is a partner at Roper Greyell where he practises in all areas of labour, employment and human rights law.
Chris provides practical advice to employers on employment agreements, workplace policies, employment standards, termination of employment and human rights issues. In particular, he has extensive knowledge of executive employment agreements, employment issues in corporate transactions, and disputes between shareholder employees. He also speaks and writes on a wide range of employment and labour law topics and delivers seminars and training to clients on all workplace issues. He has been a panellist and contributor in the media, including the CBC, Business in Vancouver, and Canadian Lawyer Magazine.
When necessary, Chris has successfully represented clients before all levels of court in British Columbia, labour arbitrators, the Employment Standards Branch, the Human Rights Tribunal and the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal. Chris is known by his colleagues for his comprehensive legal knowledge, capable submissions, and practical and collegial approach to resolving disputes.
With an outstanding attention to detail and the ability to accommodate clients’ long-term strategic goals, Chris is focused on resolving complex issues in a timely, efficient, and fair manner
Outside of the office, Chris is a director of the First United Church Social Housing Society, volunteers with Access Pro Bono, and plays alto saxophone in The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught’s Own) Band.