Jennifer Chew

Phone: 604-669-5500 ext. 255
Fax: 604-688-8491
Assistant: Pam Bains
604-669-5500, ext. 228
Assistant: Margarita Ferman
604-669-5500, ext. 230


Undergraduate Degree: University of British Columbia, B. A. – Philosophy (Honours)
Law Degree: University of British Columbia, J.D.
Year Called to Bar: British Columbia 2011

Areas of Practice

  • Wills, Estates and Incapacity Planning
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate

Background Information

Jennifer advises clients on estate and incapacity planning matters and drafts wills, trusts, powers of attorney, representation agreements, advance directives and nominations of committee. She also assists clients with estate matters such as applying for grants of probate and letters of administration.

Jennifer assists corporate clients with business matters such as incorporations, reorganizations, financings, buying and selling businesses by way of share or asset transfers, and drafting and reviewing contracts.

Jennifer’s real estate practice includes real estate conveyancing and residential and commercial mortgages.

Jennifer volunteers as the supervising lawyer for the Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre and Registry through the Pro Bono Students Canada program. She is also a volunteer lawyer with the Access Pro Bono Wills Clinic Project and prepares wills, powers of attorney and representation agreements for low-income seniors and persons with terminal illnesses. Her other volunteer activities include Dying With Dignity Canada and the Canadian Bar Association’s Dial-A-Lawyer Day. Jennifer served on the board of directors of the West End Seniors’ Network from 2011 to 2014.

Prior to entering law school, Jennifer worked as professional support staff at a national law firm. She also worked as a casting assistant in the local film & television industry, as an English editor at China Radio International in Beijing and as an English instructor in Tokyo. During law school, Jennifer volunteered with Artists’ Legal Outreach and the UBC Law Review.