Jessica Wong is delighted to be on the Ackah Business Immigration Law team as an Articling Student.
Jessica attended law school at the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom, where she received her LL.B (Hons). Throughout her legal studies, Jessica was deeply involved in her law school community, acting as a Course Representative each year and competing and placing as a semi-finalist in both the Mooting and Negotiation Competitions hosted by the law societies. During her second year of studies, Jessica secured a coveted legal internship in Hong Kong. She also completed a mini-pupilage under the direction of two Queen’s Counsel of the Northern Ireland Bar before completing her studies.
Shortly after graduating, Jessica attended the University of Southern California in the United States and received an LL.M degree along with a Graduate Certificate in Entertainment Law. Upon graduation, Jessica worked full time as a Legal Intern/ Summer Associate at a well-recognized entertainment law firm in Los Angeles before returning to Canada.
Upon returning to Canada, Jessica was required to complete the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) exams with the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. During this transitional period of time, she worked full-time at a full-service law firm. At this firm she was able to work on a plethora of legal practice areas, including; family, personal injury, business, real estate, wills and estates, and immigration law cases. It was during this work placement that she discovered a strong interest in immigration law. Jessica wishes to further advance her skills and competencies in this area of practice and is excited to be joining the Ackah Business Immigration Law team for her articling term.
Jessica hopes to use her international background, language skills and experience to better serve clients in the community and to assist them in achieving their goals. Jessica is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.