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Edmond Luke, Partner | Co-Leader, China

Edmond Luke *

Partner | Co-Leader, China Fasken
The rapid rise of China and Pacific Asia are influencing almost every aspect of international business, including, in particular, the real estate, natural resources and technology sectors in Canada. Embracing this change will lead to tremendous opportunities.
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 1994
Language(s) Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese), Taiwanese, English
Office(s) Vancouver
*Law Corporation


Edmond Luke (陆家骥) is a business law Partner in Vancouver and a member of the Firm’s Asia Pacific Group. His expertise attracts both Canadian and Asian private and institutional clients in several key industries including real estate investment and development, global mining, energy and environmental, and public and private corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions.

Fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and Taiwanese, and traveling regularly to Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei and Seoul, Edmond is highly effective in assisting clients with the bridging of diversities between western and Asian business cultures and practices.

Edmond's practice primarily involves investments and business transactions with a special focus internationally on inbound Canada-Asia transpacific related activities and domestically on real estate development in Canada.

His Canada-Asia transpacific experience includes the structuring of foreign direct investment, the listing of Asian businesses on the TSX, and the advising of business investments and acquisitions in Canada by Asian investors in a broad range of industries and sectors.

Clients from railway companies to developers, hotel operators and religious organizations, seek out Edmond for his real estate experience and business acumen.  On complex legal real estate transactions, Edmond works on rezoning, development approvals, air space parcels, leasehold subdivisions, easements, restrictive covenants, building schemes and statutory rights of way for conventional, transport oriented, mixed use and phased strata, airspace and masterplan community developments.


  • Top 100 Most Influential Chinese-Canadians in British Columbia, 2006
2006 Top 100 Most Influential Chinese-Canadians in British Columbia Top 100 Most Influential Chinese-Canadians in British Columbia (The Vancouver Sun, October 21, 2006)

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • LLB University of British Columbia

Community involvement

  • Chartered Member, Past Director, Past Officer, Richmond Mandarin Lions Club (member since 1994)
  • Pro Bono: Vancouver International Buddhist Progress Society, Buddhist Light International Association in BC, Buddhist Light College, Yi-Guan Dao (Fayi-Chungde) Association

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Director, Chinese Federation of Commerce of Canada (2003 – 2014)
  • Director, Canada Korea Business Association (2003 – 2008)
  • Chair, Multicultural Advisory Council of British Columbia (2010, 2011 - member as of 2003)
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)



Speaking Engagements

Introduction to Canadian Laws UBC Sauder School of Business - 2014 ICBC International Leadership Development Program location location Vancouver
Pacific Northwest Economic Conference location location Vancouver


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