Ryan Chew Associate


“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 and Estate Litigation Groups. He has represented clients at the Provincial Court of BC and the Supreme Court of BC, and has experience conducting trials, mediations, examinations for discovery, and chambers applications. Ryan also advises clients on matters relating to insurance coverage, such as breaches of motor vehicle insurance and excess insurance claims.  

In his personal injury practice, Ryan works with clients with a variety of injuries, including complex chronic pain, psychiatric injuries, orthopedic injuries, and brain injuries. Ryan has experience with a wide variety of personal injury files, including motor vehicle accidents, slips and falls, assaults, burns, and dog bites. He relies on this experience to advise his clients on their potential risks and outcomes.

As a member of the Estate Litigation Group, Ryan assists clients with a variety of matters including where a person is disinherited, disputes regarding estate assets, and claims involving executors or trustees.

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 spending time with his dog Scotty, cooking meals for friends and family, and travelling throughout the beautiful Pacific Northwest.


  • J.D., University of British Columbia’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, 2016
  • B.Sc. (Biochemistry), University of British Columbia, 2013


British Columbia, 2017

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • 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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