Ms. Rebecca Huang is a respected and experienced trial and appellate lawyer who regularly appears before the Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal for Ontario on behalf of her business and commercial clients. Through hard work and self-discipline Ms. Huang honed her litigation skills at large full-service business law firms in Toronto’s financial district before proudly establishing her own litigation boutique firm.

As a barrister, Ms. Huang is meticulous, tenacious, and courageous. She knows the importance of balancing business realities with courtroom litigation. Corporations or business owners regularly retain Ms. Huang to advise or represent them on matters that are of fundamental importance to the viability of their businesses. She cares not only about her clients’ legal rights, but also about their businesses interests. Clients retain Ms. Huang because they know they will get the client-focused service they want and the legal experience they need.

Ms. Huang is one of the few commercial litigators in Canada with both strong Chinese language skills and more than 10 years of courtroom experience. Ms. Huang has significant experience with complex commercial disputes involving China or cases that involve evidence in Chinese. She offers an invaluable service as a trusted advisor to her Canadian clients who have business activities in China.

Ms. Huang strongly believes in giving back to society. For years, she has volunteered in leadership positions in the legal, engineering, and accounting professions in Ontario. Ms. Huang is a member of the discipline committee of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and regularly sits on panels in discipline hearings. She is also an executive member of the Administrative Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association and was former chair of the Council of Professional Engineers of Ontario, and a long-time member of its executive committee and discipline committee.

Hannah Biesterfeld is a passionate advocate focused on building strong client relationships. Hannah regularly represents clients in complex commercial disputes and negotiations. She also advises clients on issues related to employment and human rights. Hannah has represented clients at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. Hannah is available to provide training and policy advice on human rights and anti-bullying obligations in the workplace.

Hannah has an extensive and diverse professional and academic background. She earned a Bachelor of Humanities from Carleton University, a Master of Arts in Humanities from York University, a Master of Arts in Political Science from York University, and a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School. While at Osgoode, she was selected to take part in the Anti-Discrimination Intensive Program where she spent a semester working at the Human Rights Legal Support Centre. She also enjoyed mooting and volunteering with Pro Bono Students Canada. Hannah summered and articled at a full-service Bay Street firm where she worked in corporate and securities law, as well as litigation.

Before beginning her career as a lawyer, Hannah worked for a number of years in the aviation industry. She also worked as a Research Fellow for the European Union Centre of Excellence and as a Workplace Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Advisor to the Government of Ontario. She has also worked internationally in Russia and the UK. Hannah’s substantial experience in academia has honed her strong written advocacy skills. She has enjoyed building her litigation skills by leading trials, motions, mediations, and negotiations in various courts and tribunals.