Jeff is a litigator in Vancouver practicing civil litigation with a focus on commercial disputes. He advises clients on a wide range of issues, including contractual claims, real estate litigation, insurance matters, and shareholder and company disputes. Jeff also advises clients on issues relating to political and election laws, judicial reviews, appeals, injunctions and commercial arbitrations. Jeff has appeared as lead counsel at all levels of court in British Columbia.

Jeffrey received his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2015, where he received multiple awards recognizing his academic achievements and contribution to the law school.

Professional Activities

  • Law Society of British Columbia, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Vancouver Bar Association, Member
  • The Advocates Society, Member
  • Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (British Columbia) Society, Director (2018-2020)
  • Law Society of Ontario, Member (Non-Practicing)

Community Activities

  • Vancouver Tennis Association, President (2020 - Present), Vice-President (2018 – 2020)
  • Student Caucus of Faculty Council - Osgoode Hall Law School, Chair (2014-2015)

Recognitions & Rankings

Recognitions & Rankings

  • Dean's Letter Recognizing Cumulative Overall Excellence - Top 10% of Class
  • Antonio Di Domenico '05 Prize
  • Goodmans LLP Award
  • The McMillan LLP Award
  • Samuel Rubinoff Prize in Legal Process
  • Howard Black '83, '01 (LLM) Award

News & Publications

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

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Assistant Contact

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia (2017)
    Ontario (2016)


  • Osgoode Hall Law School (J.D., 2015)
  • Western University (B.A., Honours, 2012)

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