Kailin Che


Kailin Che is a corporate lawyer who represents clients in a broad range of industries including, technology, media, film/tv, manufacturing and real estate. She has advised clients on a variety of commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financing, reorganizations, corporate governance, intellectual property, licensing matters and regulatory compliance. In addition to her solicitor practice, Kailin has a passion for public interest law. She volunteers her time, frequently on a pro-bono basis, to advocate for issues affecting the community at large. She has appeared before administrative tribunals, the Supreme Court of BC and the Court of Appeal.

Prior to law, Kailin worked for the federal minister of industry, minister of heritage, and minister of citizenship and immigration. She has been appointed as a member of quasi-judicial tribunals, including the Committee of Variance for the City of Kingston, Ontario (2014-2017) and the Board of Variance for the City of Richmond (2018 to present). Kailin is a Co-Director of Founder Institute for Western Canada (fi.co), one of the world’s largest accelerators for early-stage technology companies. She is also a member of KCTS9’s Community Advisory Board.

Kailin began her legal career at a global law firm in Toronto and is licensed to practice in Ontario, British Columbia, and California. She received her Juris Doctorate from Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia.