Abigail Cheung
  • Title: Articling Student
  • Office: Vancouver
  • Status: At University
  • Law School: Osgoode Hall Law School

 
Biography

Abigail returns to the firm as an articling student having clerked at the B.C. Supreme Court.

Abigail received her B.A. from Yale University in 2011. After being awarded a Yale-China English Teaching Fellowship, she moved to Hong Kong, where she spent two years teaching English and American Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and travelling around Southeast Asia. In 2013, she moved to Toronto to attend Osgoode Hall Law School.

At Osgoode, Abigail served as a clinic student at Parkdale Community Legal Services, where she assisted low-income clients with immigration and refugee matters, a research assistant to Professor Sean Rehaag and an associate editor of the Osgoode Hall Law Journal. She also conducted research on Canadian mining practices in Guatemala for the Justice and Corporate Responsibility Project, represented Osgoode at the National and World Championship rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and served as the Chair of Osgoode’s student government. She is honoured to have received several awards, including the Cassels Brock and Blackwell Prize for Professionalism, the Bora Laskin Prize in Law & Religion and the Dean’s Gold Key Award in recognition of her academic excellence and contribution to the community.

Outside the office, Abigail has a strong interest in politics, is an avid baker and enjoys cycling recreationally.