Biography

Roselle Wu is a senior associate practicing in the areas of wills & estates, estate litigation, commercial litigation, banking & insolvency disputes and real estate law. She is the Assistant Chair of the Commercial Litigation Group.

Roselle was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Prior to going to law school, Roselle trained as a classical pianist and competed at the regional, national and international levels. She has obtained the Associateship Diploma in Piano Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music (1993), and the Licentiate Diploma in Piano Performance from the Western Board of Music (1995). Her other hobbies include kayaking, hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, singing and yoga.

Roselle is a past chair of the firm's associates committee.

Education

  • University of British Columbia, LL.B., 2001
  • McGill University, B.Mus, 1998

Bar Admission

  • British Columbia, 2002

Leadership

  • Past Chair, Wills and Trusts Section, Canadian Bar Association - British Columbia Branch (2015)
  • Past Vice Chair, Wills and Trusts Section, Canadian Bar Association - British Columbia Branch (2014)
  • Member, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (BC)
  • Past President, Advocates Club (2009-2010 and 2011-2012)
  • Past Chair, National Health Law Section, Canadian Bar Association
  • Past Chair, Health Law Section, Canadian Bar Association - British Columbia Branch
  • Contributing Author, British Columbia Creditors Remedies - An Annotated Guide, 2009, published by the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC
  • Founding Member, Borealis String Quartet Society

 

Client Work

Creditors Remedies and Insolvency

  • Court applications under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act
  • Foreclosure work on behalf of financial institutions
  • Collection matters for national credit companies

Litigation

  • Representing clients in estate litigation matters
  • Court applications under the Patients Property Act for the appointment of a committee
  • Successfully defending a life and disability insurer in a summary trial
  • Appearing successfully before the British Columbia Court of Appeal as junior counsel in a disability insurance matter
  • Successfully defending physicians in against allegations of medical malpractice