Focus On

New associate joins Roper Greyell

Tuesday, October 08, 2019 @ 12:50 PM | By John Chunn

Roper Greyell announced that Adam van der Linde has joined the Vancouver firm as an associate.

According to the firm’s press release, based in Victoria, B.C., van der Linde is the firm’s point person on Vancouver Island.  

A member of the Canadian military since 2005, van der Linde has provided legal advice to Canadian Armed Forces in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec and B.C. He has also served as an adviser to Canadian Task Forces serving in the Mediterranean Sea and Indian Ocean, providing counsel on complex international issues.

A native of Fredericton, van der Linde is fluent in English and French and has managed the review and prosecution of cases in both languages.

In addition to liaising with government departments on behalf of the military, he has advised the Canadian Armed Forces on risk management, workplace investigations and workplace discipline, including both military employment and civilian union employment issues.

Currently pursuing a masters of law in dispute resolution through York University’s Osgoode Hall, Van der Linde also holds bachelor degrees in law, education and classical studies from the University of New Brunswick. Prior to joining the military, he taught English, French, Latin and social studies at elite high schools in Nova Scotia and British Columbia.