Matthew Lau

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP


Matthew Lau is a research lawyer based in our Toronto office. Matthew advises clients and our other lawyers on a broad range of legal topics, including financial regulation, consumer protection, anti-money laundering, and derivatives. Matthew also prepares legal arguments and factums for significant litigation.

Matthew joined our office as a summer student in 2013 and returned to complete his articles with us in 2014-2015.  During his articles, Matthew completed a secondment in the Royal Bank of Canada's general counsel group, where he worked on securities, regulatory and privacy matters. 

Prior to joining us, Matthew worked as a prosecutor for the City of Toronto, where he prosecuted traffic offences at the Ontario Court of Justice.

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J.D., University of Toronto, 2015
B.B.A. (Hons.), Schulich School of Business, York University, 2011

  • Ontario 2015
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Ones to Watch: Corporate Law, 2024
  • Canadian Bar Association 
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association