Kelvin Y. Zhu



Year of Call




Kelvin earned his J.D. from the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia. During law school, he volunteered with the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program, worked as a research assistant, and served as a vice-president of the Asia Pacific Law Club and an assistant editor of the UBC Law Review. Kelvin was a member of UBC’s Wilson Moot team, which placed third nationally. He was also selected as one of the winners of the Peter Burns Moot, and subsequently represented UBC at the MacIntyre Cup Western Canada Trial Competition. Kelvin was the recipient of several awards, including the AHBL Ernie Alexander Award in Law and J. S. D. Tory Prize for Advocacy. After graduation, Kelvin clerked for five justices at the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

Prior to law school, Kelvin obtained his Bachelor of Arts with distinction from the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied Political Science.

In his spare time, Kelvin enjoys travelling and pursuing a wide range of outdoor sports from skiing to scuba diving. Kelvin is fluent in Mandarin.

  • Member of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers
  • Member of the Law Society of BC
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association