Passionate about
people, law and business

Melissa Briones, LLB, CPHR

Melissa has 8+ years of combined Commercial, Business and Contract Law experience as In-House Counsel in manufacturing, health, real estate development, and broadcast communication industries. She is instrumental in developing strategies to minimize legal risk and ensure regulatory compliance.

She has 6+ years of Human Resources Management experience and a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation. Her practice includes Family Law, Civil Litigation, Wills & Estates and Real Estate & Conveyancing.

For fun, she visits ancient sites and ruins and belts out popular Broadway tunes.

genevieve young

office administrative assistant

Genevieve was involved in various business ventures in the Philippines. Since moving to Canada, Genevieve fulfilled her dream of working in the airline industry.

Gen loves traveling to beach destinations, playing tunes on the piano, sewing and gardening when she is not working

Gabe Chin

Assistant - Legal

Gabe is a third-year UBC undergraduate specializing in Sociology aiming to take up Law for his post-graduate degree. He has worked at Organika Health Products Inc. as a Sales Specialist and hopes to gain a better grasp of the legal profession at Northam Law.

Gabe enjoys playing hockey, travelling, playing video games, and spending time with family and friends.

Sue Ma


Sue was born and raised in Vancouver and now calls Burnaby home.  She is a Conveyancer and brings with her over 30 years' experience in both residential and commercial real estate transactions.  Sue speaks and understands Cantonese.

In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, taking long walks, hiking, traveling to warm places and spending quality time with family and friends.


legal assistant

Ana Marie completed her Master of Laws from Dalhousie University and earned her NCA Certificate of Qualification.   She is a lawyer in good standing in the Philippines, where she practiced Family Law, Corporate Law, and Tax Law.  At Northam Law, she continues to gain experience in the Canadian legal profession as she prepares for articling and eventually becoming a member of the B.C. Law Society.

She enjoys travelling, trying different cuisines, meeting people, and reading historical facts about the places she visits.


Office Administrator - Legal and HR

Krystle has over 4 years of experience in human resources and recruitment in the finance, manufacturing and travel industries. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UBC and a certificate in Human Resources Management from SFU.  Beyond her Canadian experience, she has working experience in London, United Kingdom and Seoul, South Korea.

Outside of work, Krystle loves to travel the world, taste different cuisines and bike the seawall.

A culture of client obsession.
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