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Jacky Chiu

lawyer | notary public | worker

Jacky is a lawyer at Franklin law. He consults with employees and other workers during Franklin Law’s Consultation Clinic and assists with the firm’s employment, human rights, and labour law cases.

Jacky came to Canada with his family from Hong Kong at an early age. Coming from a family of working-class immigrants, Jacky fully understands the struggles and inequalities faced by newcomers and the less privileged. Jacky strives to help employees fight injustice at work with his meticulous, caring and committed approach.

Prior to joining Franklin Law, Jacky focused his work on social justice and access to justice issues. He worked at Parkdale Community Legal Services, West Toronto Community Legal Services and Scarborough Community Legal Services where he tirelessly advocated for the rights of the less fortunate.

At Osgoode Hall Law School, Jacky focused his studies on poverty law and human rights. He worked at Parkdale Community Legal Services and was a student representative on the Board of Directors. Jacky also summered at the Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic, where he worked on workers’ rights projects in the Chinese community.

Prior to law school, Jacky completed a Master’s of Science degree at Western University. He wrote his Masters thesis based on his research on imaging physics. He was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology.

In his spare time, Jacky enjoys watching cartoons, attending metal concerts, and watching Tottenham lose to Arsenal. He speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.

Jacky Chiu