Ella Ryu Summer Law Student


Speaks:  English, Korean


Primary office:  Toronto


Ella Ryu

Ella Ryu is a summer law student in Gowling WLG's Toronto office. She is completing her JD at the University of Toronto.

During her legal studies, Ella has been involved with the Students’ Law Society. She served as the secretary of the Student Life and Academic Committee in her second year and as the administrative officer in her first year. She also volunteered with the International Human Rights Program’s Cameroon Anglophone Crisis Database of Atrocities Working Group.

Prior to law school, Ella completed her bachelor of international economics with high Honours at the University of British Columbia. During her undergraduate studies, Ella completed co-op placements at the BC Financial Services Authority and the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia.

Ella will focus her summer term in the firm's Business Law Department.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2025

    • Education
       2025
      University of Toronto, JD (expected)
  • 2023

    • Community
       2023
      Students’ Law Society – Student Life and Academic Committee, Secretary (2023-2024)
    • Community
       2023
      Peer Mental Health Support Program, Peer Mental Health Mentor (2023-2024)
    • Community
       2023
      Peer Mentorship Program, Peer Mentor (2023-2024)
  • 2022

    • Community
       2022
      Students’ Law Society, Administrative Officer (2022-2023)
    • Community
       2022
      Cameroon Anglophone Crisis Database of Atrocities Working Group, International Human Rights Program, Volunteer (2022-2024)
    • Community
       2022
      Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers, Volunteer
  • 2021

    • Education
       2021
      University of British Columbia, Bachelor of International Economics (High Hons.)