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Leslie is an articling student at Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP. He completed his J.D. at the Peter A. Allard School of Law in May 2021. Prior to law school, Leslie received his B.Sc. in Biochemistry and Ph.D. in Cell and Developmental Biology, both at UBC. His doctoral thesis involved studying enzymes and signaling pathways that control cellular metabolism and lipid synthesis, which contributed towards better understanding diseases including obesity and type 2 diabetes.

During law school, Leslie was a member of UBC’s 2020 Gale Cup Moot team, which placed fourth overall and was awarded the third place factum prize. Leslie was also a judicial intern at the British Columbia Provincial Court in his final year of law school.

In his spare time, Leslie enjoys running, hiking, spending time with his dog, trying new restaurants, and traveling.

    • UBC Faculty of Medicine Graduate Award (1 Year Fellowship) 2015
    • UBC Faculty of Medicine Graduate Award (1 Year Fellowship) 2014

Publications

Chan, L. J. (2018). Regulation of lipin phosphorylation and lipid homeostasis by glycogen synthase kinase 3 (T). University of British Columbia.