About Us

Our lawyers at Erudite Law LLP have an open, friendly and cost-effective approach to the provision of legal services. We strive to do that bit extra to ensure you get what you need to be accomplished correctly, on-time and on-budget.

We know, first hand, the importance of effective communication and affordable/transparent pricing for you and your business. Our innovative and tech-savvy approach allows us to conduct our business in a way that passes those savings on to you.

Contact us today to see how we can help.

Meet our Team

Alvin W. Leung - Erudite Law

Barrister and Solicitor
Hons. B.S.C., L.L.B. (UK), J.D. (On.), J.D. (MI)
aleung@eruditelaw.com
T: 905-471-6161 ext 1
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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. He’s worked with entrepreneurs, start-ups and established businesses to address all of their needs including the preparation and review of contracts and agreements, choosing the appropriate structure for your business, tax litigation in the Tax Court of Canada, federal and provincial courts and more.

Outside of his legal practice, Alvin holds community workshops educating people on legal matters businesses should consider. He also volunteers at various community charities and is an avid dragonboat racer.

Education
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

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

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Syrah Y. Yusuf - Erudite Law

Barrister and Solicitor
Hons. B.S.C., J.D. (On.), J.D. (MI)
syusuf@eruditelaw.com
T: 905-471-6161 ext 2
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Syrah Y. Yusuf is a Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner at Erudite Law LLP. She practices primarily in the areas of corporate law, business law, civil litigation, estate planning and estate administration. Syrah has worked with individuals, entrepreneurs and established business owners to address their changing needs and plan for the future. Syrah has also acted in the capacity as Estate Trustee for her clients.

Outside of her practice, Syrah is on the Board of Directors of the New Unionville Homes Society, and enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

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

Membership
Ontario Bar Association (OBA), Toronto Lawyers Association

Ben Brillantes

Barrister and Solicitor
Hons. B.A, J.D. (On.), J.D. (MI)
jchen@eruditelaw.com
T: 905-471-6161 ext 3
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Jimmie Z. Chen is an associate at Erudite Law LLP. He practices primarily in the areas of Commercial Law and Civil Litigation.

Outside of his practice, Jimmie enjoys cycling and spends hours on the weekend shredding the asphalt on his bicycle. He also speaks conversational Cantonese.

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

Membership
Toronto Lawyers Association

Ben Brillantes

Barrister and Solicitor
Hons. B.A, J.D. (On.)
jbonniere@eruditelaw.com
T: 905-471-6161 ext 4
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Julien G. Bonniere is a junior associate at Erudite Law LLP and practices in the areas of Taxation Law, Corporate Law, Civil Litigation and Real Estate.

Outside of the office, Julien is an passionate fly fisherman, hockey player, guitarist and collector of exotic reptiles. He has also been known to watch the occasional Toronto Maple Leafs game.

Education

University of Windsor, J.D., 2018
Brock University, Hon. B.A., 2014

Ben Brillantes

Practicing in Association
Barrister and Solicitor
Hons. B.A, J.D. (MI), J.D. (ON)
sara@snhlaw.ca
T: 416-466-0008
Direct: 647-850-5510
F: 416-462-0006
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Sara N. Hopper practices exclusively in the area of family law and assists clients with issues pertaining to division of property, custody and access arrangements and child and spousal support. She manages her own firm in Toronto, Ontario, and also practices in association with Erudite Law and is able to meet clients both at her office in Toronto as well as Richmond Hill.

Sara provides client-focused solutions tailored to meet each specific client’s needs. Sara has appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice and has also acted for her clients through alternative methods of dispute resolution.

Outside of her practice, Sara is a passionate soccer player and enjoys spending time with her husband, step-daughter and two dogs, Bandit and Ace.

Education

University of Windsor, J.D., 2014
University of Detroit Mercy, J.D., 2014
Wilfried Laurier University, Hon. B.A., 2009

Ashvi Shah

Ashvi Shah

Education

University of Ottawa, J.D., Candidate

Ben Brillantes

Ben Brillantes

Education

University of Windsor, J.D., Candidate
University of Detroit Mercy, J.D., Candidate

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