Winnie W. Y. Leung

Associate

DL: 604.900.9382
T: 604.569.1833 ext: 128
winnie@directionlegal.com

Assistants:
Jacky Lam
T: 604.569.1833 ext: 127

 

Education

2003, LL.B., University of British Columbia
2000, B.COMM., University of British Columbia

Bar Admission

2005, British Columbia

Profile

Winnie immigrated to Canada from Hong Kong in 1990. She is fluent in spoken and written Cantonese and Mandarin.

Winnie has practiced as a solicitor and litigator at a downtown full-service firm for 12 years before joining us in 2017.

Preferred Areas of Practice

Solicitor’s work:

  • Corporate - incorporations, amalgamations, reorganization, governance, corporation records
  • Commercial - contracts, leases, employment, purchase and sale of businesses
  • Conveyance and refinance of residential and commercial properties
  • Commercial lending
  • Estate planning - wills, enduring power of attorneys and representation agreements
  • Family - cohabitation, marriage, separation agreements

Litigation and resolution of disputes including:

  • Commercial and property
  • Debts
  • Family
  • Committeeship applications
  • Residential tenancy
  • Strata Management
  • Personal injury – motor vehicle accidents, slips and falls
  • Worker’s compensation
  • Employment standards and wrongful dismissal
  • Human rights
  • Professional negligence
  • Professional regulatory authorities
  • Judicial reviews of administrative decisions at the Supreme Court of BC
  • Civil forfeiture

Immigration, Citizenship, Refugee and Customs:

  • Family, business, skilled worker, humanitarian and compassionate immigration applications
  • Provincial Nominee applications
  • Work, study and visitor visas
  • Permanent resident card applications
  • Citizenship applications
  • Refugee claims
  • Detention reviews
  • Immigration and citizenship appeals
  • Judicial reviews and stays of removal before the Federal Court of Canada
  • Customs matters

Professional/Business Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, BC Chapter of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers

Community Activities

  • Member, Chinese-Canadian Miracle Weekend Committee of BC Children’s Hospital
  • Guest and legal commentator on Cantonese news and radio programs
  • Guest speaker, various non-profit organizations