• Who We Are


    FACL is a diverse coalition of Asian Canadian legal professionals working to promote equity, justice, and opportunity for Asian Canadian legal professionals and the wider community.

    FACL is a not-for-profit organization working closely with other Asian Canadian associations and community organizations. It is affiliated with the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA).

  • Message From President


    Thank you for visiting the website of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (“FACL”). In 2007, FACL was founded in Toronto by a small group of Asian Canadian legal professionals, many of whom remain active and provide guidance through our Advisory Committee. We are united by a common interest in promoting equity, justice and opportunity for Canadians of pan-Asian origin, in both the legal profession and the wider community. We also recognize the need to cultivate and advance advocacy, community involvement, professional development and leadership by Asian Canadian legal professionals. In accomplishing these goals, we have reached out and partnered with like-minded organizations (such as the South Asian Bar Association, Canadian Association of Black Lawyers, and Korean Canadian Lawyers Association) on various events and initiatives. Continue reading →

  • News and Upcoming Events


  • Latest News

    CPD (Ottawa): Anti-Terrorism in Troubling Times: National Security and Secret Evidence

    Click Here for complete details and to register for this CPD The Philippe Kirsch Institute invites you to a CPD-accredited half-day conference on May 29 from 9am-1pm at the Cartier Place Suite Hotel in Ottawa. This event will feature Special Advocate John Norris, Professor … Continue reading

    Law Society of Hong Kong Breakfast Session: Doing Business and International Dispute Resolution in Hong Kong

    Date: Friday June 12, 2015 Time: 9:00am-10:00am (Registration starts at 8:45am) Venue: The Law Society of Upper Canada, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario Session Agenda: CLICK HERE The Asian Century: A Borderless Trade and Investment Environment in Hong Kong Under … Continue reading

    Job Opportunity: 3+ Year Associate Lawyer (Maternity Leave Replacement), Pinto Wray James LLP

    We are Hiring an Associate Lawyer with 3+ Years of Experience for a 1-Year Maternity Leave Replacement. Pinto Wray James LLP is a boutique litigation firm with expertise in civil litigation, workplace law and administrative law. Our ideal candidate has … Continue reading

    Job Opportunity: Integrity Officer, Investigations and Analysis, City of Toronto

    Application Deadline: Monday May 25, 2015, 5:00PM To view complete Job Posting, CLICK HERE Reporting to the Integrity Commissioner, you will work closely with and under the direction of the Integrity Commissioner in fulfilling the statutory mandates required of the Commissioner under … Continue reading

    Articling Position 2016-17: Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic

    Applications due July 3, 2015, 5:00 p.m. The Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (MTCSALC) is a specialty legal clinic situated in downtown Toronto. Funded by Legal Aid Ontario, we provide legal services and summary advice to individuals … Continue reading

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