Anna Wong

Bar Admissions
2010 (Ontario)
2021-2023, MPhil, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, UK
2006-2009, Faculty of Law, Queen’s University, Juris Doctor
2003-2005, University of Western, MA in Media Studies
 1999-2003, University of Western, BA (Gold Medalist)


Anna has over a dozen years of experience in civil and administrative litigation. Before joining Weintraub Erskine Huang LLP, she worked as a regulatory prosecutor for both a federal and a provincial authority, prosecuting professional misconduct and capacity-related cases. Anna also practised as an associate and then as a partner at an established litigation boutique firm, where she acted for businesses and individuals in commercial and contract litigation, employment matters, real estate disputes, professional negligence, will and estate litigation, and class proceedings. Anna provides clients with personalized attention, goal-oriented advice, and strategic representation in court.

Anna is an educator and author, with a graduate degree from the University of Oxford, Faculty of Law. She teaches Canadian administrative law at the Master’s level, and has presented at educational programs put on by organizations such as the Law Society of Ontario and the Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators. Anna clerked with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. Her articles have been cited with approval by various courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada.

Committed to professional excellence, Anna is active in the legal community. She serves as a Board Director of the Toronto Lawyers’ Association and the Federation of Ontario Law Associations, and as Chair of The Advocates’ Society’s Administrative and Regulatory Law Practice Group.

Anna speaks Mandarin and Cantonese.


CPSO v Kadri, 2023 ONPSDT 10

CPSO v Kadri, 2022 ONPSDT 38

CICC v Bansal, 2022 CICC 15

ICCRC v Bansal, 2022 FC 1070

Khan v ICCRC, 2021 FC 381

ICCRC v. Rahman, 2021 ICCRC 21

ICCRC v. Rahman, 2021 ICCRC 8

ICCRC v Rahman, 2020 FC 832

ICCRC v Navdeep Batth and Rupinder Batth, 2020 ICCRC 90

ICCRC v. Bansal, 2020 ICCRC 87

ICCRC v. Yendamuri, 2020 ICCRC 80

ICCRC v. Chi, 2020 ICCRC 76

ICCRC v. Bansal, 2020 ICCRC 74

ICCRC v. Djukic, 2020 ICCRC 56

Bansal v ICCRC, 2019 FC 1273

ICCRC v Mikhelidze, 2019 ICCRC 51

Liu v Zadeh, 2018 ONSC 5002

He v Furney, 2018 ONSC 1652

Bell Mobility Inc v Anderson, [2015] SCCA No 92

Grellete v Smith, 2014 ONSC 5386

Jongazma v Primont Homes (Heritage Hollow) Inc, 2011 ONSC 7091

S.G.B. v S.J.L., 2010 ONSC 6609

Khokhlov v Metcap Living Management Inc, 2013 ONSC 7566

Seganfreddo v Seganfreddo et al, 2011 CanLII 18460 (Ont SCJ)


1. "Our Adversary System: What Advocates Don’t Ask", The Advocates’ Journal, Vol. 42, No. 1, Summer 2023

2. "Litigation is Battle: A Metaphor to Rethink", The Advocates’ Journal, Vol. 41, No. 1, Summer 2022

3. "Duty of Honest Performance: A Tort Dressed in Contract Clothing", Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 100, No. 1, May 2022

4. "Humour in Judicial Reasons: A Critical Examination", The Advocates’ Quarterly, Vol. 52, No. 2, December 2021

5. "The Fresh Consideration Rule: Insights from Its Resurrection in Quach v. Mitrux Services Ltd", UBC Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 2, September 2021

6. "Human Memory: A Primer for Advocates", The Advocates’ Journal, Vol. 40, No. 2, Fall 2021

7. "What Is in a Name? The Judicial ‘Duty’ to Give Reasons", Criminal Law Quarterly, Vol. 69, No. 2, July 2021

8. "Doctrine of Functus Officio: The Changing Face of Finality’s Old Guard", Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 98, No. 3, December 2020 – cited by majority and dissent in Canadian Broadcasting Corp v Manitoba, 2021 SCC 33; R v Roy, 2021 SKPC 39

9. "The Comma in Austin v. Bell Canada: Will the Real Troublemaker Please Stand Up?", The Advocates’ Journal, Vol. 39, No. 3, Winter 2020 – Second Prize Winner of David Stockwood Memorial Prize

10. "Looks Can Be Deceiving: The Irrelevance of Demeanour in Witness Assessments", Criminal Law Quarterly, Vol. 68, No. 3, August 2020 – cited in R v Laing, 2021 CanLII 37802 (NL PC); R v Murrin, 2021 CanLII 20363 (NL PC); R v McGrath, 2021 CanLII 7914 (NL PC); R v Ben-Mesli, [2021] NJ No 47 (PC); R v Singh, 2020 CanLII 63732 (NL PC); R v O’Brien, 2020 CanLII 63758 (NL PC)

11. "The Story of the Mysterious Reasonable Person: Identity Reveal in R. v. Le", The Advocates’ Quarterly, Vol. 50, No. 4, April 2020

12. "Mental Illness: Let’s See It as a Strength, Not a Liability", The Advocates’ Journal, Vol. 38, No. 1, Summer 2019 – quoted by the Honourable Clément Gascon (now retired judge of the Supreme Court of Canada) in "Shedding the Stigma", The Advocates’ Journal, Vol. 38, No. 4, Spring 2020: "They are extracted from the article, ‘Mental Illness: Let’s See It as a Strength, Not a Liability’ (Anna S.P. Wong), published in the Journal’s Summer 2019 issue. The last paragraph of the article showcases one of the talents of a skilled litigator: from a weakness, knowing how to extract the aspect that can transform it into a strength."

13. "R. v. A.R.J.D.: It’s Time to Move Beyond Stereotypes-Bound Advocacy and Decision-Making", The Advocates’ Quarterly, Vol. 49, No. 1, January 2019

14. "Functus Officio: No Second Kick at the Can for Judges", Toronto Law Journal, May 2018

15. "Amicus Curiae: Friend of the Court…to Befriend the Crown?", The Advocates’ Journal, Vol. 26, No. 4, Spring 2018

16. "Evolving Role of Amicus Curiae", Law Times, November 6, 2017

17. "Treating ‘My Friend’ Like My Foe: Incivility in the Courtroom", The Advocate, Vol.75, No. 4, July 2017

18. "Charitable Pledges: Are They Enforceable?", The Lawyers’ Daily, May 23, 2017

19. "Revamping Law of Prior Consistent Statements: R. v. Khan", The Lawyers’ Daily, April 12, 2017

20. "Drawing the Fine Line between Zealous Advocacy and Incivility", The Lawyers’ Daily, March 10, 2017

21. "Dismantling the Roadblocks to Judicial Diversity", Slaw, February 21, 2017

22. "Ledcor is Unlikely to Settle the Dust", Law Times, November 14, 2016

23. "Court Examines Duty to Defend Parents of Alleged Bully", The Lawyers Weekly, March 25, 2016

24. "Lifting the Corporate Veil a Rare Occurrence", The Lawyers Weekly, March 11, 2016

25. "Proving Third Party Liability in Fraud", The Lawyers Weekly, July 17, 2015

26. "Time to Revisit Sattva on the Standard of Review?", Law Times, June 29, 2015

27. "Why Judicial Diversity Matters", Law Times, February 2, 2015

28. "Social Media Increasingly Relevant to Litigation", The Lawyers Weekly, November 14, 2014

29. "Lawyers Eagerly Awaiting Hearing into LSUC's Dubious Trinity Western Decision", Law Times, August 25, 2014

30. "Explicit Language Needed for Fixed Term Contracts", The Lawyers Weekly, July 11, 2014

31. "Is There Too Much Judicial Intervention in Civil Litigation?", Law Times, June 23, 2014 (co-author)

32. "Thoroughly Explain Fees and Put Retainer in Writing", The Lawyers Weekly, May 16, 2014

33. "Rule 51.06(2): An Antidote to Lengthy, Expensive Trials?", Law Times, May 12, 2014

34. "Full Stop the Hard Way: Proving Imminent Harm is Key to Getting a Rarely-Granted Injunction Quia Timet", The Lawyers Weekly, January 31, 2014

35. "Diversity Gap on the Bench", JUST. Magazine, October 2013 (co-author)

36. "The AODA and Human Rights Code: Do You Know the Difference?", JUST. Magazine, April 2013

37. "With this Ring, I…Take Thee to Court", The Lawyers Weekly, September 21, 2012

38. "Legal Aid Goes Virtual: Help or Hindrance for Access to Justice?", JUST. Magazine, August 2012

39. "The Admissibility of Extrinsic Evidence", The Lawyers Weekly, May 11, 2012 – cited in J.I.L.M. Enterprises & Investments Ltd v Intact Insurance, 2012 ONSC 6923

40. "Ramping Up Accessibility Compliance", The Lawyers Weekly, January 27, 2012

41. "Bankruptcy Doesn't Shelter the Dishonest", The Lawyers Weekly, November 25, 2011 (co-author)