Josephine Wong

Josephine obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia. She was designated a Wesbrook Scholar and awarded one of the university's Premier Undergraduate Scholarships. She later obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto and was called to the British Columbia bar in 2012. She has represented clients in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, administrative tribunals and various settings for alternative dispute resolution.

Josephine is a recipient of a number of national and international academic awards. Before joining Hayward Sheppard, Josephine represented clients for Downtown Legal Services, conducted research on sovereign wealth funds for the Ken Wiwa litigation and worked in the field of international humanitarian law including at the United Nations Development Programme and the International Criminal Court.

Josephine enjoys traveling and has spent time working in various cities in Europe and Africa.

Josephine speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.


"There are two kinds of people: those who think they can, and those who think they can't, and they're both right." (Henry Ford)