Yuji Matson

Yuji has an established practice in Canadian immigration law as well as experience in corporate and commercial law, real estate, employment law, and wills and estates.

Yuji received his law degree from the University of Victoria in 2011. Following law school, he completed a Master of Laws degree in International Economic and Business Law at Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan. As a graduate law student, Yuji did an internship at the Hague Conference on Private International Law in the Netherlands.

Fluent in Japanese, Yuji taught English in Japan on the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program. He studied Modern Japanese Literature and Film at the University of Victoria, earning a Master of Arts degree, and has an undergraduate degree in Asian Studies from the University of British Columbia.

Yuji is active in the local Japanese community, serving on the board of directors of the Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizen’s Association and the Japan-Canada Chamber of Commerce.

Called to the British Columbia Bar in 2014, Yuji has practiced immigration law at both national and boutique law firms in Vancouver, assisting companies with work permits and individuals with permanent residence.

Bar Admissions
British Columbia, 2014

Education
Master of Laws, Kyushu University, 2012
Juris Doctor, University of Victoria, 2011
Master of Arts, University of Victoria, 2008
Bachelor of Arts, University of British Columbia, 2002

Memberships and Affiliations
Law Society of British Columbia
Canadian Bar Association
Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens’ Association
Japan-Canada Chamber of Commerce
Kiyukai Vancouver Japanese Business Association