Serene S.Y. Chow 周兆盈*



Direct: 604 647 4120

Assistant: Lauren Thom

Direct: 604 647 4107

Practice Areas
Areas of Expertise

Real Estate Transactions and Development

Real Estate Financing

Commercial Leasing

* Law Corporation


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

Serene was born in Hong Kong and speaks fluent Cantonese and Mandarin.  Serene has the cultural understanding to bridge gaps and facilitate business in Vancouver for clients from Asia.  As part of many real estate related transactions, Serene works closely with counsel in Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Beijing and Shanghai.

Serene’s approach is to provide streamlined, practical and goal-focused solutions. 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.

  • University of British Columbia, B.A.
  • University of British Columbia, LL.B.
  • Year of Call: 2009 (B.C.)