Welcome to Erudite Law

Erudite Law is a Markham-based law firm proudly serving the GTA and Southern Ontario. At Erudite Law, our goal is to make the legal system accessible and convenient for our clients. We believe that our client-focused philosophy will ensure that your matter is handled in a stress-free manner with efficiency and integrity.

er·u·dite – /ˈer(y)əˌdīt/ – Adj.
Characterized by great erudition; learned or scholarly.

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Cost efficiency is a priority here at Erudite Law LLP.  We know, first hand, the importance of affordability and transparent pricing for you and for your business. Our innovative and tech-savy approach allows us to conduct our business in a cost effective way, allowing us to pass those savings on to you.

We understand that business evolves quickly and our lives even quicker. Using services such as Skype, Google Hangouts collaborative document sharing, and online payments,  we are able to stay available and adaptable to the changing needs of you and your business.



Navigating the legal system can often be overwhelming and confusing. This is where we come in! Whether you are faced with a Small Claims matter or are appealing a Canada Revenue Agency assessment, the team at Erudite Law LLP can steer you through the process. We can assist you in a variety of civil and tax litigation matters including:

Tax Litigation:

  • Audit Support
  • Tax Disputes
  • Tax Payer Relief Applications
  • Objections and Tax Appeals
  • Rectification

Civil Litigation:

  • Small Claims
  • Employment Disputes
  • Torts Litigation
  • Landlord / Tenant Disputes


At Erudite Law LLP, we recognize that the needs of our corporate clients are heavily dependent on the size and nature of their business.  We endeavour to provide our clients with legal services that are suited to their specific business practice.

We can assist you with your:

  • Incorporation
  • Amalgamation
  • Partnership Agreement
  • Shareholder Agreement
  • Contract Drafting
  • Share restructuring
  • Business Purchase or Sale


Estate planning is an vital task that is frequently overlooked. we, at Erudite Law LLP, believe it is essential that our clients have an thorough understanding of their options and the potential consequences that your beneficiaries could face.  Things to consider when drafting your Last Will and Testament include tax implications and potential family law issues, such as the divorce of a beneficiary. We offer affordable packages for your Last Will and Testament, Power of Attorney for Property, and Power of Attorney for Personal Care.


The Estates Administration process often arises when we are unprepared.  This can make it into a challenging project, that has to be undertaken at an emotional time.  Erudite law LLP can guide you through this difficult time and assist you with your application to be appointed as Estate Trustee (with or without a Will), Administrating the Estate, and performing the passing of the accounts.

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Our Team

Alvin W. Leung - Erudite Law

Alvin W. Leung
Barrister and Solicitor

Hons. B.S.C., L.L.B. (UK), J.D. (On.), J.D. (MI)


T: 905-471-6161 ext 1

F: 905-471-8181


Alvin W. Leung is the Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner at Erudite Law LLP.  He practices primarily in the areas of tax litigation, civil litigation, and corporate law.

Outside of his legal practice, Alvin volunteers at various community charities and is an avid dragonboat racer.

University of Windsor, J.D., 2014
University of Detroit Mercy, J.D., 2014
University of London, LL.B., 2009
University of Toronto, Hon. B.Sc., 2004

Ontario Bar Association (OBA), Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL), Toronto Lawyers Association, Canadian Tax Foundation

Syrah Y. Yusuf - Erudite Law

Syrah Y. Yusuf
Barrister and Solicitor

Hons. B.S.C., J.D. (On.), J.D. (MI)


T: 905-471-6161 ext 2

F: 905-471-8181


Syrah Y. Yusuf is the Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner at Erudite Law LLP.  She practices primarily in the areas of corporate law and wills and estates law.

Outside of her legal practice, Syrah enjoys reading and creative writing and spending time with her 2 nieces and nephew.

University of Windsor, J.D., 2016
University of Detroit Mercy, J.D., 2016
University of Toronto, Hon. B.Sc., 2013 (Psychology, Mathematics, French)

Ontario Bar Association (OBA), Toronto Lawyers Association

Jimmie Z. Chen
Barrister and Solicitor

Hons. B.A, J.D. (On.), J.D. (MI)


T: 905-471-6161 ext 3

F: 905-471-8181


Jimmie Z. Chen is an associate at Erudite Law LLP. He practices primarily in the areas of commercial and civil litigation.

Outside of his practice, Jimmie is an avid road cyclist and spends hours on the weekend shredding the asphalt on his bicycle.  He also speaks conversational Cantonese and Mandarin.

University of Windsor, J.D., 2016
University of Detroit Mercy, J.D., 2016
York University, Hon. B.A., 2013 (Psychology)

Toronto Lawyers Association

Ben Brillantes
Student Intern

Hons. B. A.

Ben Brillantes is a student intern at Erudite Law LLP and will be focusing his time assisting with legal research projects, drafting memorandums of law, and social media management.

Ben hopes to pursue a career in corporate law and immigration law.

University of Windsor, Hon. B.A., 2017

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Erudite Law LLP

141 Main Street North
Markham, Ontario L3P 1Y2
Tel: 905-471-6161
Fax: 905-471-8181

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