Najeeb is a partner* at Roper Greyell with a focus on labour, employment and human rights law in the workplace.
Najeeb has extensive experience with certification and decertification of unions, grievance and interest arbitrations, collective bargaining, managing strikes and essential service disputes, unfair labour practice complaints and other matters arising under the Labour Relations Code. He also provides exceptional representation in disability management, worker’s compensation, human rights and wrongful dismissal claims.
Highly experienced with unionized and non-unionized employers, Najeeb has represented public, private and First Nations clients, in the highway maintenance, automotive, hospitality, gaming, retail, construction, mining, print, manufacturing and health sectors.
Najeeb looks beyond immediate circumstances while offering integral strategic advice and legal consultation to teams. He addresses problems before they escalate, demonstrating a creative, proactive approach to the law and works collaboratively with clients if litigation becomes necessary. Najeeb believes in a practical, common sense approach to complex legal issues. He provides strategic planning and vigorous advocacy to prevent and resolve conflict in the workplace.
Najeeb’s legal career includes serving as vice-chair of the BC Labour Relations Board, where he developed well-respected mediation and adjudication skills. Najeeb also has extensive knowledge of the health sector, having held several senior positions with the Health Employers Association of BC, providing hands-on labour relations advice.
Outside of the law, Najeeb enjoys pushing himself to reach new heights when hiking the North Shore mountains (as well as Africa’s tallest) and is the consummate teammate when playing beer league hockey.