Education

Bar Admission

  • 2017 Admitted to the British Columbia Bar

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.

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.

Representative Experience

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

Publications

  • 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

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