Chris Chu

Founder and Principal Lawyer

As the founder and principal lawyer of the firm, Chris is a passionate legal entrepreneur. He is committed to delivering exceptional client services and generating an accessible approach to legal services.

Expertise

Chris has a diverse practice in real estate law. Apart from routinely acting for residential real estate purchasers and sellers, Chris also works on a variety of commercial property matters. He has been involved in several high-profile land acquisitions, commercial leasing projects, and landlord-tenant management consultations.

In addition to his real estate skillset, Chris is a trusted advisor to many small and medium sized businesses. With an eye on long-term development, Chris aids in the development of sustainable business models through keen navigation of Canada and Ontario’s legal subtleties.

Background

Called to the Ontario Bar in 2015
LL.B. (Honours) from the University of Leeds
B.A. from McGill University

Languages

Cantonese
Mandarin

Community Involvement

Newsletter Editor Executive (Sole, Small Firm and General Practice Section), Ontario Bar Association
Member, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers

Worth Noting

Prior to opening the firm, Chris was an associate lawyer at a prominent defence firm in Downtown Toronto. He acted on a complex financial litigation matter involving the CRA and FINTRAC. Chris is an avid Muay Thai boxing fan and practitioner. He stayed in Bangkok for over a month, living in a gym and training with professional fighters for 5 hours a day, six days a week. While he doesn’t have any championship belts, he is the ‘undisputed champ’ for ice cream eating.