About Scott Au
Experienced Legal Counsel
Scott Au is the accomplished founding lawyer of Scott Au, Barrister and Solicitor, residing in Markham, Ontario. With a compelling educational background from L’Université de Moncton, encompassing a BBA, LLB, and an MBA, Scott merges his knowledge in both law and business. Not stopping at that, he has also achieved the designation of Certified Management Accountant of Canada (CMA) in 2008.
Having spent a significant part of his legal journey at Au Professional Corporation since April 2012, Scott has made a name for himself in the realms of business and real estate law. His expertise ranges from counselling on merger and acquisition matters, especially within the medical and dental sectors, to drafting a myriad of commercial and IP/IT agreements. He also has extensive experience negotiating for international companies, particularly in regions such as Hong Kong, China, Iran, and UAE.
Scott's linguistic prowess is evident. He is fluent in English, French, and spoken Cantonese and is conversant in Mandarin. This multicultural competency has proven invaluable in his interactions with international clients and in the establishment of joint ventures across borders.
He is an active member and mentor within several esteemed law associations, including the Ontario Bar Association, Canadian Bar Association, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, and l’Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario.
In addition to his legal acumen, Scott has demonstrated his thought leadership through regular contributions to the Laws of .Com, a bi-weekly publication discussing gaming, technology, privacy, and intellectual property law. He's also frequently called upon as a legal commentator across various media channels.
Prior to establishing his own practice, his work spanned areas like estate, corporate, insurance, and commercial litigation, often working autonomously on critical cases.
"The Wisdom of Forging a Shareholders' Agreement", E-commerce Times, May 2012. Read More
"Joint Ventures in Ontario: Limiting Liability", Heydary Blog. Read More