Edmond Luke is a business law Partner in Vancouver and a member of the Firm’s Asia Pacific Group. His expertise attracts both Canadian and Asian private and institutional clients in several key industries including real estate investment and development, global mining, energy and environmental, and public and private corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions.
Fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and Taiwanese, and traveling regularly to Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei and Seoul, Edmond is highly effective in assisting clients with the bridging of diversities between western and Asian business cultures and practices.
Edmond's practice primarily involves investments and business transactions with a special focus internationally on inbound Canada-Asia transpacific related activities and domestically on real estate development in Canada.
His Canada-Asia transpacific experience includes the structuring of foreign direct investment, the listing of Asian businesses on the TSX, and the advising of business investments and acquisitions in Canada by Asian investors in a broad range of industries and sectors.
Clients from railway companies to developers, hotel operators and religious organizations, seek out Edmond for his real estate experience and business acumen. On complex legal real estate transactions, Edmond works on rezoning, development approvals, air space parcels, leasehold subdivisions, easements, restrictive covenants, building schemes and statutory rights of way for conventional, transport oriented, mixed use and phased strata, airspace and masterplan community developments.