Serene S.Y. Chow

Serene S.Y. Chow

Boughton Law Corporation

Recognized since 2022

Vancouver, British Columbia

Practice Areas

Commercial Leasing Law

Real Estate Law

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Serene Chow has a solicitor’s practice focused on commercial real estate with emphasis on real estate acquisitions and sales, financing transactions and commercial leasing. Her clients range from individuals and privately-held companies to international purchasers and real estate developers.

Serene’s commercial leasing practice involves all aspects of commercial leasing, representing both landlords and tenants, in negotiating lease transactions of office, retail, industrial and mixed use projects. Her practice involves extensive work with several major landlords and asset/property management companies of office towers and industrial and retail properties.

In addition to legal work, Serene is also very active in her community and is a mentor to many Chinese law students and associates. In 2011, she formed the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers BC chapter and regularly speaks on various aspects of the local Asian Canadian legal landscape to a broad range of professional groups.

Serene was born in Hong Kong and speaks fluent Cantonese.

Professional Activities

  • Past President, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (BC Chapter)
  • Past FACL BC Representative, Local County and Bar Presidents, Canadian Bar Association
  • Long-term Mentor, CBA & UBC Faculty of Law Student Mentorship Program
  • Long-term Mentor, CBA BC Women Lawyers Forum Mentoring Program
  • Member, Christian Legal Fellowship (Canada)Member, Hong Kong-Canada Business Association (Vancouver)
  • Member, Vancouver Bar Association

  • Suite 700 – 595 Burrard Street
    P.O. Box 49290
    Vancouver, BC V7X 1S8
  • University of British Columbia, B.A.
  • University of British Columbia, LL.B.
Bar Admissions
  • British Columbia, 2009

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2024 for work in:
  • Commercial Leasing Law
  • Real Estate Law

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