Shayi Xu

Shayi Xu | Calgary Civil Litigation Lawyer | McLEOD LAW


Nada Omar


Admitted to the Alberta Bar, 2009
University of New Brunswick, LL.B., 2008
Memorial University of Newfoundland, B.Comm., (Co-op), 2005


Shayi Xu is a member of our Family Law Group and has practiced exclusively in this area since 2009. She is experienced in litigation and is a qualified mediator and an advocate for clients. Shayi is committed to helping her clients resolve conflict situations. Divorce can be highly emotional and Shayi strives to make a positive difference to clients.

Shayi conducts settlement meetings, Questionings, Chambers Applications, Judicial Dispute Resolution “JDRs” (binding and non-binding), Dispute Resolution Officer (“DROs”), Domestic Specials and trials. She attends at Mediations and Arbitrations and drafts Separation, Prenuptial and Cohabitation agreements.

During her undergraduate degree and law school, Shayi worked in finance and accounting at an international Oil and Gas company in Calgary. She later articled at a local Calgary law firm with a focus in corporate and civil litigation, and particularly, in insurance defense.

Shayi is continually expanding her network of exceptional professionals, including financial advisors, psychologists, and counsellors.

Fluent in Mandarin, Shayi was born in Shanghai, China, raised in St. John’s Newfoundland, and found her home in Calgary. She adores Calgary and its people, culture, and food. Shayi is an animal lover and proud parent of two dogs.

Other Languages

  • Working knowledge of Mandarin Chinese

Professional Associations & Activities

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary AFCC