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Chilwin Cheng

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Chilwin is working to transform the legal industry and those served by it. He’s a skillful business litigator with deep experience in corporate and commercial litigation. He likes to get things done with great care and attention to detail and is meticulous when it comes to organization, gathering data, and assessing carefully all options for his clients before committing to the end result.
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Welcome back Cory!

Ascendion is extremely pleased to welcome back Cory Russell as an Associate Lawyer.


A Case for Electronic Trials

As the vaccinated population grows and the global health crisis begins to stabilize, leaders in every profession face the question of what the work-life landscape should look like.


Appointment to Chair

The Canadian Bar Association established the Business Practice & Innovation Committee with the purpose of keeping a pulse on trends and other significant events that may impact the legal community. I am honoured to be named chair of the CBABC committee in the coming year. 


Managing the Hybrid Workforce

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted us in many ways, including how we work. Hybrid workforces with flexible hours have become part of our everyday practice and, in many places, even expected.

Even Silence May Breach the Duty of Honest Contractual Performance

In December 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decided in C.M. Callow Inc. v. Zollinger [1], refining and expanding the contractual duty of honest performance recognized in Bhasin v. Hrynew [2].


Welcome to Janessa

Welcome to Janessa! We are thrilled to announce the arrival of Associate Lawyer, Janessa Mason, to the Ascendion team.


From the Courtroom to Zoom

In early June, I acted as counsel for the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (the largest regulatory health college in the Province) in a two-day appeal. In a future post


Farewell to Cory and Welcoming Chelsea

We welcome Chelsea Salindong to the Ascendion Law team as our new Legal Administrative Assistant.


Legislating a suspension of breach of contract due to COVID-19

The provincial government should introduce legislation to prohibit the right to sue for breach of contract when the alleged breach is


The benefits of decision analysis

Most litigators who have benefitted from participating as counsel in a few trials can assess, with reasonable confidence, whether their client has a "strong" or a "weak" case.