Dong’s Law Office is a community-based general practice. In recent years, it tends to specialize in real estate practice due to market demand. We have represented both individuals and businesses in purchase, sale, financing and refinancing transactions.
We advise clients in commercial matters, including incorporation, acquisitions and mergers, leasing and debt collections.
We provide services in uncontested family law cases, including preparing and negotiating separation agreement, preparing documents and complete court filings.
Over the years, we have accumulated experience in estate administration, will drafting and trust setup, advising clients on Ontario’s succession law and family law in relation to estate planning.
Our lawyer, Dong Liu, came from China and is fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese. She studied at Wuhan University and received her B.A. degree in 1983 and Diploma for Graduate Studies in 1987, both were for English Language and Literature. She acquired certificate as a Court Interpreter in 1990 for the Mandarin dialect. She studied at Carleton University and obtained her Master’s degree in Journalism in 1991. She went to University of Ottawa for her law studies and received her Juris Doctor (J.D.)/L.L.B degree in 2007. Dong was called to the bar in June 2008. In June 2017, she received her Master’s of Law (L.L.M) degree in Banking and Financial Services from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University.
Dong has worked for the local immigrant communities since 1991. She worked for the Ottawa Chinese Community Service Center. She founded and managed the first community-based interpretation service in Ottawa. She also worked for Nortel Networks as an information developer. She started Dong’s Law Office in 2008, serving the Chinese community and beyond.