Hyunju (Crystal) Park Consultant


Speaks:  English, Mandarin, Tagalog, Korean


Primary office:  Toronto



Hyunju (Crystal) Park

Hyunju (Crystal) Park is a legal consultant in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office, working with both the firm’s Business Law and Advocacy departments.

Crystal currently serves as Section Executive (student member-at-large) on the Ontario Bar Association’s Construction and Infrastructure Law and Civil Litigation sections for the 2021-2022 term. She is also an active member of ITLNCA NetworkS and the 2022 Toronto OCI Committee for internationally trained lawyers.

Crystal is a graduate of the Global Professional Master of Laws (GPLLM) program at the University of Toronto and completed her summer placement in the Advocacy Department of Gowling WLG’s Toronto office. During her time at U of T, Crystal worked as a research assistant, where she conducted research on data and access to justice, machine learning applications in law, and the regulatory laws pertaining to blockchain and digital assets. She also volunteered for various institutions, including the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA), the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario at the Landlord Tenant Board and the Korean Legal Clinic. For her work with CCLA, she received the 2020 Rt. Hon. Chief Justice Richard Wagner “Access to Justice” Award for Outstanding Leadership, issued by Pro Bono Students Canada. Furthermore, she served as president of the U of T Graduate Law Students’ Association for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Prior to her studies at U of T, Crystal was a category manager and legal consultant for IT procurement for one of the leading global corporations in the gaming and hospitality industry. Crystal holds an LLM in International Business Law (Thesis Track) from the University of Macau and an LLB from Yonsei University (South Korea). She is also a two-time participant of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition – International Rounds held annually in Washington, D.C.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2021

    • Education
       2021
      Harvard Business School Online - Certificate in Financial Analysis and Valuation for Lawyers
    • Community
       2021
      ITLNCA NetworkS, 2022 Toronto OCI Committee for Internationally Trained Lawyers
    • Community
       2021
      OBA Section Executive, Student Member-at-Large
      - Construction and Infrastructure Law
      - Civil Litigation
  • 2020

    • Rankings & Awards
       2020
      Richard Wagner "Access to Justice" Award for Outstanding Leadership, issued by Pro Bono Students Canada
    • Community
       2020
      ITLNCA NetworkS, Volunteer
    • Education
       2020
      University of Toronto, GPLLM
    • Community
       2020
      U of T Fall Convocation, Divisional Student Ambassador
    • Community
       2020
      U of T Graduate Law Students’ Association, President and Chief Returning Officer
    • Community
       2020
      OBA Section Executive, Student Member-at-Large
      – Construction and Infrastructure Law
      – Environmental Law
  • 2019

    • Community
       2019
      Canadian Civil Liberties Association (PBSC), Volunteer
    • Community
       2019
      Korean Legal Clinic, Volunteer
    • Education
       2019
      Tenant Duty Counsel Assistance Project, Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario, Volunteer
    • Education
       2019
      University of Macau, LLM
  • 2014

    • Education
       2014
      Yonsei University, LLB