Cindy Leung joined Derfel Estate Law in August 2020 as an associate lawyer. She is a graduate of Queen’s University (B.Sc in Life Sciences) and the University of Western Ontario (J.D.). Cindy was called to the Ontario bar in 2017.

Prior to DSF, Cindy practiced with a reputed boutique law firm in Toronto gaining experience acting on numerous complex matters including motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, medical malpractice, (sexual) assaults, product liability, burn injuries, dog injuries, wrongful dismissals, disability benefits, and home insurance claims.

When it comes to matters of estate litigation, Cindy values effective communication and while drafting she strives for mathematical clarity by explaining calculations line by line along with the applicable assumptions. She has advised on difficult questions surrounding suspicious and potentially fraudulent claims, their investigation, the remedies available, and property damage claims.

In addition, her client-centric approach and fluency in Mandarin and Cantonese have made her a respected and trusted advisor to her many clients.

During her spare time, she enjoys reading and is an avid hiker, having travelled extensively across Canada.

If you need assistance on litigation, please consult with our estate litigation lawyer, Cindy at 416-847-3580 or email her at