Liyan is an associate in the Vancouver office of Lawson Lundell LLP practicing in the Asia Pacific Group. Her practice covers a range of commercial real estate matters. She assists clients with acquiring, selling and financing real property in a variety of asset classes, including shopping centres, apartment buildings, commercial strata and industrial properties, subdivided and serviced bare lands and manufactured home sites. She provides legal services to developers in connection with structuring limited partnerships, development agreements, subdivision applications, disclosure statements, construction financing and deposit protection insurance facilities and project closing.

Liyan also assists private companies with share and asset purchase transactions, corporate structuring and reorganizations, negotiating and drafting commercial agreements and corporate governance matters. In addition, Liyan has experience preparing trust and estate planning documents and advising on estate administration, application for a grant of probate, and settlement and release in respect of estate disputes. 

Liyan is fluent in Mandarin and reads and writes Chinese.

Professional Activities

  • Law Society of British Columbia, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Christian Legal Fellowship, Member
  • Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, Member

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Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia (2018)
  • Alberta (2017)


University of Calgary (J.D., 2016)

University of British Columbia (M.A., 2009)

University of Prince Edward Island (B.A., 2008)


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