Cindy received her Juris Doctor in 2018 from the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia. In her first two years she received the Panvini Scholarship in Law and the Carl H Goldenberg prize for academic achievement, as well as the Ruth Pinkus award for involvement in the field of civil rights. In her third year, she participated in the Allan McEachern Trial Advocacy Course, where she was awarded the Richard R. Sugden, QC prize in trial advocacy. Cindy completed her undergraduate studies at the University of British Columbia where she received a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in philosophy.
While in law school, Cindy participated in the International Justice and Human Rights clinic, where she helped research and write a manual on international criminal law. The manual was presented at the International Criminal Court at the Hague in February 2018. Cindy also participated in the bilingual Laskin Moot, a national competitive moot that focuses on issues in administrative and constitutional law. Prior to this, as an undergraduate Cindy helped coordinate UBC's intramural ice hockey league, which is run entirely by student volunteers.
Cindy is passionate about travel and has spent extended time in South East Asia, South America and Australia. She enjoys cooking, in particular inventing sauces and cocktails using only the ingredients on hand. In her spare time, Cindy can be found exploring new restaurants or hiking one of BC's many beautiful trails. Cindy starts her articles with us in September.