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Sherry is an Articling Student at Watson Goepel LLP. Prior to joining the firm, Sherry worked for the City of Vancouver in the Empty Homes Tax Department, where she conducted risk-based audits of property status declarations. During law school, Sherry was Co-President of the Asia Pacific Law Club and sat on the Board of Directors of the UBC Law Review Society.

Outside the office, Sherry enjoys trying new restaurants, exploring BC’s abundance of beautiful hiking trails, and attempting to make progress on her ever-growing reading list.


  • JD, University of British Columbia, 2019
  • BCom, University of Toronto (St. George), 2016

Professional and Community Affiliations

• Member, Canadian Bar Association
• Member, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (British Columbia) Society


• Recipient, Allard and Company Prize in Corporations
• Recipient, Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats Prize in Public International Law

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15 March 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations: Mandatory in the Workplace?

BC is now in Phase 2 of the province’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan and there is emerging debate as to whether employers have the right to require employees to obtain COVID-19 vaccinations. With limited exceptions, there is currently no support for mandated employee vaccinations in Canadian law. Traditionally, employers have not been allowed to impose blanket…

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21 September 2020

Back-to-school and COVID-19: When parents disagree

With many educational institutions across B.C. open to returning students this fall, parents of school-aged children have had to face the difficult decision of whether to send their child back to school or to continue their education at home for the near future. While the B.C. government has created a detailed plan for the return…

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