Ryan Chew | Watson Goepel LLP

Ryan Chew Associate

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“I take a client-focused approach to ensure that the people I work with feel supported throughout the claim process. I want them to feel comfortable sharing their personal information with me.”

Ryan is an Associate in our Personal Injury Group. He works with clients with a variety of injuries, including complex chronic pain, psychiatric injuries, orthopedic injuries, and brain injuries.

Ryan has experience with all types of personal injury files, including motor vehicle accidents, slips and falls, burns, and dog bites. He relies on this experience to advise his clients on their potential risks and outcomes. Ryan has represented clients at the Provincial Court of BC and the Supreme Court of BC.

Outside of law, Ryan enjoys playing piano and received his ARCT Piano Teacher Diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music in 2009. He also enjoys cooking meals for friends and family and snowboarding on the local mountains.

Education

J.D., University of British Columbia’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, 2016

B.Sc. (Biochemistry), University of British Columbia, 2013

Bar

British Columbia, 2017

Professional and Community Affiliations

Member, Law Society of British Columbia
Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
Member, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (British Columbia)

Recent news from Ryan Chew

31 March 2022

What are your rights when you slip and fall on an icy sidewalk? Are individual homeowners liable for icy sidewalk accidents in front of their houses?

Anyone who has lived through a winter in British Columbia (even relatively mild Vancouver) has encountered an icy sidewalk that was not cleared properly or at all. According to statistics from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (https://www.cihi.ca/en), falls on ice are the most common cause of sport and winter injury hospitalizations in Canada, with…

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