David Wu

Telephone: 604.696.9828 Ext. 8

David Wu has a broad civil litigation practice with a focus on public law litigation, including constitutional, administrative, and environmental law matters. He has a particular interest in socio-economic rights and Charter litigation, and has experience with complex litigation files.

David has appeared and assisted senior counsel in courts in British Columbia and Alberta. 

David graduated in 2015 from the Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia with a specialization in environmental and natural resource law. He clerked for Madam Justice Newbury and Mr. Justice Lowry at the British Columbia Court of Appeal after graduation, and completed his articles and practiced at Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP before joining Underhill, Boies Parker, Gage & Latimer LLP in 2017.


  • Co-author, "Class Actions and the Charter" (2017) presented at the 14th Annual Symposiums on Class Actions (Osgoode Professional Development)
  • Author, "Tsilhqot'in Nation as a Gateway Towards Sustainability: Applying the Inherent Limit to Crown Land" (2015) in the McGill International Journal of of Sustainable Development Law & Policy
  • Co-author, "Compelled Expression and the Charter" (2015) in the Supreme Court Law Review
  • Author, "Missing the Forest for the Trees in Canada (Attorney General) v. Bedford" (2015) in the Review of Constitutional Studies
  • Author, "Embedding environmental rights into section 7 of the Canadian Charter" (2014) in the National Journal of Constitutional Law
  • Co-author, "Tribunal Standing on Judicial Review" (2014) presented at the Administrative Law Conference - 2014 (CLE BC)

David has also published a number of scientific articles, a list of which can be found here.