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Nelson Wan

B.A. (Hons) J.D. Lawyer

Called To Bar



  • Juris Doctor, Queen’s University, 2018
  • Honours Bachelor of Arts with High Distinction, University of Toronto, 2014

Practice Areas


Guelph Office T. 519-837-2100 x260 F: 519-837-1617

Nelson is a member of the Civil Litigation practice group. He has experience litigating contractual disputes, oppression remedies, landlord and tenant disputes, failed real estate transactions, dependant’s relief claims, and Partition Act applications. He regularly appears as counsel in matters before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

Nelson received his undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto, and his law degree from Queen’s University. While at law school, Nelson was a caseworker at community legal clinics where he assisted low income clients in administrative law matters. Nelson is a member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County.

Nelson is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin. In his spare time, Nelson enjoys exploring off-the-beaten-path places in Japan, improving his ski technique, and supporting his beloved football team Arsenal F.C.

Awards & Accolades

  • Fasken Martineau LLP Prize in Civil Procedure, Queen’s University, 2017

Representative Work

Memberships & Professional Appointments

  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers
  • Member of the Law Society of Ontario


Community Involvement

  • Director, Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County (2022 – present)

Tribunals, Boards, & Levels of Court

  • Superior Court of Justice
  • Ontario Court of Justice
  • Landlord and Tenant Board
  • Guelph Office 105 Silvercreek Pkwy. N. Suite 100 Guelph, ON N1H 6S4
    519 837 2100
  • Fergus/Elora Office 294 East Mill Street, Unit 108, Centre Wellington, ON N0B 1S0
    519 837 2100
  • Toll Free 800 746 0685