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Nancy Xiaoyu  Liu

Nancy Xiaoyu Liu

Summer Student Fasken
Language(s) Chinese (Mandarin), English, French
Office(s) Montreal
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Nancy Xiaoyu Liu joined the Fasken team as a student in the summer of 2018 after completing her final year as an advanced-standing student in the B.C.L. / LL.B. program at McGill University. She plans to enter École du Barreau du Québec in the fall of 2018. Nancy has also successfully passed the Chinese National Judicial Examination and obtained the Chinese Legal Professional Qualification Certificate in 2010.

Before pursuing law at McGill, Nancy completed an LL.M. in international business law at the University of Montreal with a substantial merit scholarship in 2012. Nancy also holds a business administration degree, a bachelor in Chinese law and an LL.M. with a business law specialization at Nankai University in China. During her studies in China, she published academic papers on IMF reform and Limited Partnership PE Funds. One of these papers won the national prize at the Symposium of Financial Development and Financial Law in the Context of the International Financial Crisis in 2009. In addition, she worked as a legal broadcast journalist at the Tianjin People’s Broadcasting Station.

 

Nancy is also actively involved in the Montreal community. She has volunteered at the Center for Research-Action on Race Relations, the Legal Information Clinic at McGill, and the Concordia Student Union Legal Information Clinic. Besides, she has headed a workshop on partnership and corporate law and a workshop on residential leasing at Service à la famille chinoise du Grand Montréal.


Aside from law, Nancy enjoys travelling, keeps active through biking and swimming, and is also an alumna of the Student Choir of Nankai University.

  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg Fund for Community Engagement Award, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg Fund (2017), 2017
  • McGill Entrance Award, McGill University (2015), McGill University 2015
  • Dean’s Scholarship, Université de Montréal (2012), Université de Montréal 2012
2017 Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg Fund for Community Engagement Award, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg Fund (2017)
McGill University McGill Entrance Award, McGill University (2015)
Université de Montréal Dean’s Scholarship, Université de Montréal (2012)
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Education

  • BCL / LLB McGill University
  • LLM, International Business Law University of Montréal
  • LLM, Business Law Nankai University
  • LLB Nankai University

Community involvement

  • Finance Chair, Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers (McGill Student Chapter) (2018)
  • Vice President, Communications of the Asia Pacific Law Association of McGill (2017)
  • Case worker, Concordia Student Union Legal Information Clinic (2017-2018)
  • Volunteer Legal Information Provider, Legal Information Clinic at McGill (2016)
  • Volunteer Legal Researcher, Center for Research-Action on Race Relations (2014)
  • Research Assistant in corporate law and securities law, Faculty of Law at Nankai University (2009-2012)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Real Estate Club, McGill University (since 2018)