Melissa Ku

Associate

Melissa Ku joined Alexander Holburn as an articled student. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Simon Fraser University and a J.D. from the University of Victoria.

Melissa was called to the British Columbia bar in 2017, and is an Associate in the firm’s Construction + Engineering and Insurance practice groups. Her practice is litigation based, with a focus on insurance defence and construction litigation. As part of her practice, Melissa deals with a variety of claims, including personal injury, property damage, professional negligence, and occupiers’ liability.

Representative Experience

Melissa has represented clients in the British Columbia Supreme Court and the British Columbia Provincial Court.

Professional + Community Affiliations

Education

  • 2017 Admitted to the British Columbia Bar
  • 2016 J.D. University of Victoria
  • 2013 B.A. Simon Fraser University

 

Publications + Presentations

  • 2016, “Walking the Tightrope between National Security and Freedom of Expression: A Constitutional Analysis of the New Advocating and Promoting Terrorism Offence”, Appeal: Review of Current Law and Law Reform, Author

On A Personal Note

Melissa enjoys reading, hiking and trying new brunch places. She once interviewed Carrie Underwood for a television show and can often be found at a live country music event.

Direct Line: 604 484 1796
mku@nullahbl.ca
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Assistant: Jennifer Twigg
Direct Line: 604 643 2175
Email: jtwigg@nullahbl.ca