Anna S. P. Wong is currently pursuing an MPhil in Socio-Legal Research at Oxford University, Faculty of Law. She is keen to explore the implications of virtual hearings on the administration of justice.
Prior to coming to Oxford, Anna was Lead Counsel of Professional Conduct at the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council, the national regulator overseeing licensed immigration consultants and international student advisors. In that role, Anna litigated complex discipline matters and Federal Court (Canada) judicial reviews; she also managed a team of in-house and external counsel. Anna serves on the board of the Toronto Lawyers’ Association and the board of the Federation of Ontario Law Associations. She is secretary of The Advocates’ Society’s Regulatory and Administrative Law Practice Group.
Anna has delivered presentations for various organizations, including the Law Society of Ontario and the Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators. Her articles have been cited by the courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. Anna's recent publications include “Doctrine of Functus Officio: The Changing Face of Finality’s Old Guard” (2020) 98:3 Can Bar Rev 543; “What Is in a Name? The Judicial ‘Duty’ to Give Reasons” (2021) 69:2 Crim L Q 237; and “Fresh Consideration Rule: Insights from Its Resurrection in Quach v Mitrux Services Ltd” (2021) 54:2 UBC L Rev 483.