Vincent is an associate and a member of the firm’s Corporate & Commercial practice group, advising Canadian and international business clients on a variety of regulatory compliance and transactional matters.
Vincent regularly works on transactions such as private equity or strategic acquisition of shares or assets, buyouts, start-up business formations, corporate restructurings and tax reorganizations, bank and secured financings, and various commercial agreements. Vincent also provides advice on regulatory compliance matters in respect of corporate and securities, estate planning, investment and trade, privacy and data security, charity and non-profit, and Canada/U.S. cross-border issues.
Vincent returned to the firm as an associate, after spending his 2L summer and articling at the firm’s business and finance groups in the 2017-2018 term. Prior to articling, Vincent sat for the Ontario and New York bar exams and is now qualified to practice law in both Canada (Ontario) and the United States (New York).
Vincent graduated from the accelerated JD/MBA joint degree program at Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business, York University. While in law school, he was involved in the Advanced Business Law Workshops (ABLW), the Osgoode Business Clinic (OBC) and the Osgoode Venture Capital Clinical Project (OVC) and had competed nationally in the Corporate/Securities Law Moot team in 2016. During his MBA, he was selected by the Global Leadership Program (GLP), where he participated in a management consulting practicum with the Tel Aviv University, Israel, and had contributed to the publishing of an undergraduate level business textbook on Organizational Behaviour. Prior to law school, Vincent attended the University of Toronto’s Rotman Commerce program, graduating with a Finance & Economics joint specialist (with High Distinction), where he was involved with various teaching and research assistant positions. Vincent has passed the Level II exam of the CFA Program.
In his free time, Vincent enjoys swimming, playing tennis and pool billiards. He is also an avid follower of Canadian, U.S. and local politics and the latest investment trends.
Academic Degrees & Professional Designations:
Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), Finance & Economics Joint Specialist, Rotman School of Management, St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto (2014)
Juris Doctor (Joint Degree Program), Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (2017)
Master of Business Administration (Joint Degree Program), Schulich School of Business, York University (2017)
Passed Level II of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program, CFA Institute
Bar Admissions & Legal Qualifications:
Barrister & Solicitor, licensed in Ontario, Canada (2018)
Attorney & Counsellor-at-law, licensed in New York, United States (2018)
Professional Memberships & Affiliations:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)
Canadian bar Association (CBA)
Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL)
New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
American Bar Association (ABA)
Areas of Practice
- Canada-US Cross Border
- Chinese-Canadian Business Services
- Commercial Banking
- Business and Finance
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Secured Lending
- Trade Regulation
- Corporate Tax
- International Business