Samson Chan 

Samson Chan

Vancouver
Royal Centre, Suite 1500
1055 West Georgia Street, PO Box 11117
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4N7

t: 236.826.3063
e: samson.chan@mcmillan.ca

overview

Samson is an associate in the Business Law Group at our Vancouver office. His practice focuses primarily on assisting companies of various sizes in technology and healthcare negotiate and draft contracts, licensing and service agreement, data agreements and other commercial agreements, advise on privacy compliance and draft privacy policies, and facilitate routine corporate commercial matters.  He is also experienced in corporate and commercial transactions in relation to purchase and sale of businesses and real estate developments, disclosure statements, property leases, corporate reorganizations, and contractual disputes and wills and representations.

Samson is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in Canada and is experienced in advising on issues of privacy compliance under the laws in Canada and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. He has a special interest in healthcare technology, blockchain technology and is experienced in advising on laws related to technology and cryptocurrency.

Prior to his legal career, Samson worked at a provincial health authority where he specialized in vaccine-related health policies and projects. Samson is active as an investor and strategic advisor of a medical startup, so he offers a unique, entrepreneurial perspective to provide effective solutions to clients for matters relating to their businesses. He also brings an international approach to his practice from his experience working at an international law firm in Hong Kong.

He is fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese.

Education

  • University of British Columbia, J.D. - 2016
  • University of British Columbia, MPH - 2009
  • University of British Columbia, B.Sc. - 2007

Year Of Call

  • Called to the British Columbia bar - 2017

Practices

business law
CASL - spam and other electronic threats
corporate governance
e-commerce
fintech
freedom of information and access to information
leasing
privacy and data protection
privacy and data protection compliance
technology

Industries

healthcare
information technology
life sciences
retail

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • President, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (British Columbia)

Community Involvement

  • Board Director, Greater Vancouver Community Services Society
  • Student Mentor, Canadian Bar Association
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Samson is an associate in the Business Law Group at our Vancouver office. His practice focuses primarily on assisting companies of various sizes in technology and healthcare negotiate and draft contracts, licensing and service agreement, data agreements and other commercial agreements, advise on privacy compliance and draft privacy policies, and facilitate routine corporate commercial matters.  He is also experienced in corporate and commercial transactions in relation to purchase and sale of businesses and real estate developments, disclosure statements, property leases, corporate reorganizations, and contractual disputes and wills and representations.

Samson is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in Canada and is experienced in advising on issues of privacy compliance under the laws in Canada and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. He has a special interest in healthcare technology, blockchain technology and is experienced in advising on laws related to technology and cryptocurrency.

Prior to his legal career, Samson worked at a provincial health authority where he specialized in vaccine-related health policies and projects. Samson is active as an investor and strategic advisor of a medical startup, so he offers a unique, entrepreneurial perspective to provide effective solutions to clients for matters relating to their businesses. He also brings an international approach to his practice from his experience working at an international law firm in Hong Kong.

He is fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese.