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Donald J. Dow
Partner, Head of Medical Defence National Practice Group

Speaks: English

Year of Call: 2003 - Nunavut

Year of Call: 1990 - Ontario

Primary Office: Ottawa

Donald J. Dow

Donald Dow is a partner in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office practising in the Advocacy Department. Donald’s practice is focused in the area of medical defence litigation, health law and professional disciplinary proceedings.

Donald has over 25 years of experience in malpractice litigation, medical device/instruments liability claims, class actions and has handled numerous civil trials (both jury and non-jury trials).  He acts as counsel for physicians and he heads our Ottawa-based Medical Defence Practice Group.

Since 2003, Donald has represented defendants in medically related Civil Actions and Regulatory proceedings in Nunavut. Donald is repeatedly recommended in the Lexpert Directory in the area of Medical Negligencem and is annually recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada. Donald has served as Honoury Solicitor to the Canadian Council on International Law.


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Year of Call, Nunavut

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Dalhousie University, LLB

Best Lawyers in Canada©, 2009

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Donald Dow

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Donald frequently presents papers and seminars for physicians and lawyers in the field of health law.

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