Gowlings named a leading law firm across a range of practice areas in Chambers Canada 2016

02 October 2015

Gowlings is pleased to share that its lawyers have earned 43 rankings across 23 practice areas in the inaugural edition of Chambers Canada.

The guide also recognizes Gowlings as a leading law firm in the following 20 categories:

  • Aboriginal Law
  • Advertising, Marketing & Data Protection
  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate/Commercial: Highly Regarded (British Columbia)
  • Dispute Resolution: Ontario
  • Energy: Power
  • Environment
  • Franchising
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Trade/WTO
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Projects: PPP & Infrastructure
  • Public Procurement
  • Real Estate: Nationwide
  • Real Estate: Ontario
  • Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Tax

In-house counsel and executives have referred to Chambers' guides to identify the world's top lawyers and firms for over two decades. Rankings in Chambers Canada cover 40 specialist practice areas, and are based on an extensive peer and client interview process in which a number of qualities are assessed - from technical ability and client service to diligence and professional conduct.

Earlier this year, Gowlings also achieved 40 individual rankings and 12 firm rankings in Chambers Global 2015.

A total of 40 Gowlings professionals are listed in Chambers Canada 2016:

Aboriginal Law
Merle Alexander
Brian A. Crane, Q.C.
Maxime Faille

Daniel Cole
Brian Fraser
Brenda L. Pritchard
E. Susan Vogt

Kerry R. Powell

Corporate/Commercial: Québec
Robert Dorion

Dispute Resolution: Alberta
David C. Bishop

Dispute Resolution: British Columbia
Shayne P. Strukoff

Employment: Alberta
David Corry, Q.C.

Employment: Québec
Luc Deshaies

Energy: Power (Regulatory)
David J. McFadden, Q.C.
Ian A. Mondrow
James H. Smellie

Harry Dahme
Mark L. Madras

Peter V. Snell
Debi M. Sutin

Domenic A. Crolla

Filomena Frisina

Intellectual Property
Robert A. MacDonald

Intellectual Property: Litigation
Anthony G. Creber
Christopher C. Van Barr

International Trade
Richard G. Dearden
Wendy J. Wagner

Litigation: Products Liability
Mary M. Thomson

Darryl J. Brown

Public Procurement
Phuong T.V. Ngo

Real Estate: Nationwide
Mark A. McHughan
Laurent Roy
Laurie J. Sanderson

Real Estate: Ontario
Mark A. McHughan
Laurie J. Sanderson

Real Estate: Québec
Laurent Roy

Colin D. Brousson
David F.W. Cohen
Alex MacFarlane
John I. McLean
Clifton P. Prophet
Jennifer Stam
Derrick Tay