Senwung Luk is a Partner at OKT. He has appeared in different levels of court, representing clients in Aboriginal and treaty rights litigation, as well as in negotiations and litigation arising from duty to consult and accommodate Aboriginal communities.
Senwung received his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he won awards for highest standing in Aboriginal law, civil liberties, and constitutional law courses. He served as law clerk to Mr. Justice John Evans of the Federal Court of Appeal of Canada. Senwung also received a Bachelor of Civil Law from the University of Oxford, where he wrote a master’s dissertation on the constitutional protection of Aboriginal self-government rights. Senwung did his undergraduate studies at Yale University, where he received a B.A. in Ethics, Politics, and Economics.
While in law school, Senwung took part in the Intensive Program on Aboriginal Lands, Resources, and Governments, where he was posted to Inuvik, N.W.T., to work with the self-government negotiating teams of the Gwich’in and the Inuvialuit. He was also a senior editor at the Osgoode Hall Law Journal, and a features editor of the Obiter Dicta student newspaper.
Senwung is a volunteer with the Ontario Justice Education Network, and an adjunct member of the faculty for the Global Professional LL.M. Program at the University of Toronto Law School.
Senwung is a member of the Ontario bar, and a member of the executive of the Aboriginal Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association.