Carmen Tham is a member of the firm’s litigation group. Her practice covers a variety of areas in civil litigation including contract and corporate law, commercial litigation, property and real estate, personal injury, motor vehicle accidents, negligence, builders’ liens, construction, environmental contamination and fraud.
Prior to joining Chen & Leung, Carmen practiced at a Vancouver downtown law firm with a focus primarily in the areas of construction, professional negligence, product liability, occupier’s liability, motor vehicle accidents and personal injury law.
She has appeared as counsel in the British Columbia Supreme Court and the British Columbia Court of Appeal, as well as represented clients in a number of trials, mediations and the BC Human Rights Tribunal.
Carmen graduated from the University of Alberta in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Biological Sciences and from the University of British Columbia in 2004 with a Bachelor of Laws degree. She was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2004.
Carmen has also studied piano and music theory. She earned her A.R.C.T. Performer’s degree for piano from the Royal Conservatory of Music in 1997. In her spare time, she enjoys planning and attending social events and staying active by running, dancing and attending Bar Method classes.
Within the firm, Carmen is responsible for the firm’s website blog and continuing legal education courses.