Annie Z. Chen is the principal lawyer and founder of ATA Law Corporation. She was called to the bar of British Columbia in year 2013 after she has achieved her Juris Doctor degree from the University of British Columbia in 2012. She has been in private practice in the Greater Vancouver area since then. An ultimate problem-solver, Annie is well-known for providing creative and cost-effective solutions to her clients’ legal issues. In the past years, she has successfully represented clients at the Supreme Court and the Provincial Court of British Columbia. She has also managed to settle numerous disputes on behalf of her clients outside the court through alternative disputes resolution. Prior to law school, she has worked with an international immigration consulting firm and a public-listed pharmaceutical company in downtown Vancouver. She also holds a BA (hons) in English literature and MA in cross-cultural communication from China. Before coming to Canada, she was a lecturer with a prestigious university in Beijing. She was also active as TV program writer, translator and celebrity tutor based in Beijing.
Areas of practice:
Annie has extensive experience in a wide range of practice areas, which include family law, real estate transactions, immigration law and business law.
Professional and Community Activities:
- Frequent legal expert on the Fairchild TV show “The Expert Talks”
- Frequent on-air guest speaker for 96.1 FM Fairchild Radio
- Regular lecturer for S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Maple Mandarin Group on a variety of legal topics
- Keynote speaker for the Seminar “Real Estate Investment in Vancouver, Toronto and Seattle” held in Beijing, Nov. 2016
Membership and Affiliation:
Annie Z. Chen is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association. ATA Law Corporation is also a valued member of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce.
English, Chinese, German (conversational)