Julia Winters is a partner practicing business law with Lawson Lundell’s Asia Pacific Group. She regularly assists clients with acquiring, selling and financing real property in a variety of asset classes, including office buildings, shopping centres, wineries, residential apartment buildings and industrial land, and advises on corporate and partnership structuring matters for various real estate transactions. She also prepares and advises both landlords and tenants on commercial leases.

In addition to the real estate side of her practice, Julia frequently assists private companies with share and asset purchase transactions, corporate reorganizations and restructurings and other corporate proceedings, and advises on shareholders’ agreements, corporate governance and structuring and general corporate law matters.

In the course of her career, Julia has become familiar with acting for first and second generation Chinese clients. Julia works with a team of business lawyers in the Asia Pacific Group together with its paralegals and staff, many of whom speak Mandarin, to efficiently service Chinese clientele with their business law needs in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, particularly in the areas of real estate, trusts and family offices.

Julia is passionate about mentoring the next generation of lawyers on the fundamentals of the practice of corporate and commercial law, and routinely gives practical workshops to junior lawyers, articling students and law students both in-house at Lawson Lundell and at law schools.

Professional Activities

  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Vancouver Bar Association, Member

Recognitions & Rankings

Recognitions & Rankings

  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Ones to Watch 2022: recognized for Corporate Law



Recent representative matters include advising:

  • Real estate developers and investors in acquisitions of commercial, industrial and residential real estate across British Columbia
  • Online marketplace business with respect to an investment round led by Business Development Canada
  • Video-chip technology company in private placement
  • Retail apparel company in multiple investment rounds 
  • Fraternal association in corporate restructuring and financing for real estate development
  • Canadian educational organization in its cross-border acquisition of the largest South Korean-based student recruiting agency

News & Publications

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

  • Drafting workshop, TRU SLS Conference, Presenter, February 4, 2021
  • 2020 Real Estate Roundtable, Webinar, October 29, 2020, Presenter
  • Contracts Law course at Peter A. Allard School of Law, Guest Speaker, March 2 and 9, 2020
  • Drafting workshop, TRU SLS Conference, Presenter, February 6, 2020
  • Careers Panel, Allard Law Orientation Week, Panellist, August 30, 2018
  • Contracts Law course at Peter A. Allard School of Law, Guest Speaker, March 7, 2018
  • Contracts Law course at Peter A. Allard School of Law, Guest Speaker, January 10, 2018
  • Drafting workshop, TRU SLS Conference, Presenter, February 2, 2017
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Assistant Contact

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia (2013)


University of British Columbia (J.D., 2012)

McGill University (B.A., 2008)

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