Winnie W. Y. Leung

Associate

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

Assistants:
Jacky Lam (Corporate matters)
T: 604.569.1833 ext: 127
Ava Chan (Conveyancing)
604.569.1833 ext: 122
Lucy Hong (Litigation)
T: 604.569.1833 ext: 121

 

Education

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

Bar Admission

2005, British Columbia

Profile

Winnie was born in Hong Kong. She immigrated to Vancouver in 1990. She is fluent in spoken and written Cantonese and Mandarin.

Winnie strives to solve problems in an efficient manner. She is dedicated in helping people.

Winnie is passionate about volunteering and fundraising for the BC Children’s Hospital and other philanthropic endeavors.

Preferred Areas of Practice

Solicitor’s work:

  • Corporate - incorporations, amalgamations, reorganization, rollovers, governance, shareholders’ agreement
  • Commercial - contracts, leases, employment, confidentiality, non-solicitation, purchase and sale of businesses
  • Conveyance and refinance of residential and commercial properties
  • Estate planning - wills, power of attorneys, representation agreements, family trusts
  • Family - cohabitation, marriage, separation agreements

Litigation and resolution of disputes including:

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

Professional/Business Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Vancouver Diamond Lions Club
  • Member, BC Chapter of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers

Community Activities

  • Chair of 2019 Chinese-Canadian Miracle Weekend Committee of BC Children’s Hospital
  • Vice-Chair of 2018 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 and investment groups