Corporate Lawyer


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.


We are seeking a Corporate Lawyer with 4 to 7 years of experience to join our growing Business Law Group. The business law group advises corporate commercial business at all stages from start-up to publicly listed on a broad range of matters including real estate, technology contracts, lending and M&A transactions. Our flexible structure also allows us to work closely with the many entrepreneurial businesses for which our region is known.


The right candidate will bring a solid corporate background, specifically with M&A transactional experience, gained from a leading full service firm or boutique. If you want to work in an office with a team that has a concentration of experience and expertise that rivals any of our competitors, this might be the opportunity for you.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, law school transcripts and any other material of assistance to Michelle McCallum, General Manager, using All application materials are held in the strictest confidence, and only candidates of interest will be contacted.

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.

We are consistently ranked as one of the Best Employers in Canada. You'll also be a part of a community that boasts affordable housing, convenient transportation, two of the highest-ranked universities in the country, an entrepreneurial spirit and convenient amenities for busy professionals. Waterloo Region is a terrific place to live and work.