2004, B.Sc., University of British Columbia
2008, J.D., University of Calgary
2009, British Columbia
David immigrated to Canada from China at a young age, and grew up in Vancouver where he has lived his entire life. David’s legal career commenced at a litigation boutique in downtown Vancouver where he represented clients in all levels of the British Columbia Courts and in Federal Court. Additionally, David started a property management and real estate investing company, and acted as in-house counsel to a local real estate development company before joining as an associate at Direction Legal LLP.
Since his call to the bar, David has practiced primarily as a barrister with a focus on corporate and commercial litigation. David also has experience in rezoning and redevelopment, including familiarity with the zoning requirements in numerous municipalities in the Lower Mainland, and the preparation of disclosure statements under the Real Estate Development Marketing Act.
David has a working knowledge of Mandarin Chinese.
Preferred Areas of Practice
Litigation and resolution of all types of disputes including:
- Commercial litigation
- Real estate litigation
- Construction disputes
- Corporate governance and shareholder disputes
- Creditor/debtor law
- Wills and estates litigation
- Personal injury claims
- Family law
- Member, Law Society of British Columbia
- Member, Canadian Bar Association