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Associate Lawyer – Indigenous Law Group



At Gowling WLG, our dedication to excellence and quality service begins with our people.  As a global law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we pride ourselves on sourcing and retaining top talent who bring energy, passion and commitment to the delivery of outstanding client service.

When it comes to diversity, we not only accept it — we celebrate it, support it and thrive on it.  To create an engaging and rewarding place to work, we seek to attract talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures.  Our aim is to help everyone reach their full potential and achieve their personal and professional goals.

Employee satisfaction is important to us.  We work hard to ensure that our people are motivated, engaged and empowered.  Our diverse group of legal professionals, law students, law clerks/paralegals, legal administrative assistants and business support staff work together as a team, and are respected and valued for their individual contributions.


Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP seeks an associate with 1-4 years’ experience to join the dynamic, busy, and growing Indigenous Law Group in our Vancouver office.  The successful candidate will have a firm grounding in Indigenous Law, a strong work ethic, and an ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.  This position will involve working with our team in government-to-government negotiations, Impact Benefit Agreements, governance, resource development, economic development, claims and litigation.  Indigenous candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume via email to Ernie Gauvreau, General Manager, at, including the job title in the subject line and a summary of your applicable experience in the body of the email.

Gowling WLG is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.  We are committed to offering equal employment opportunities regardless of race or racial group, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or gender identity.  We foster an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know.

While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Application Deadline:  July 28, 2017