Gowling WLG recognized as leading international law firm in Chambers Global 2017

31 March 2017

Gowling WLG professionals from Canada, the U.K., Russia, and the UAE earned 36 rankings across 19 categories in the 2017 edition of Chambers Global, one of the world's foremost guides to legal talent. In addition, Gowling WLG is recognized as a leading firm in 11 areas of law.

Chambers distinguished Gowling WLG as a leading law firm in the following categories:

  • Aboriginal Law (Canada)
  • Construction (UAE)
  • Energy & Natural Resources: Power (Canada; U.K.)
  • Environment (Canada)
  • Intellectual Property (Canada; Russia; U.K.)
  • Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation (U.K.)
  • International Private Client (Global-wide)
  • International Trade/WTO (Canada)
  • Restructuring/Insolvency (Canada)
  • Tax (Canada)
  • Transportation: Aviation (Canada)

Gowling WLG professionals achieved the following listings in Chambers Global 2017:

Aboriginal Law - Canada
Brian A. Crane, QC (Senior Statesmen)
Maxime Faille

Construction: Dispute Resolution - UAE
James Foster
Courtney Rothery (Associates to watch)

Corporate/M&A - India (Experts based abroad - Germany)
Andreas Woelfle

Energy: Power (Regulatory) - Canada
David J. McFadden, QC (Senior Statesman)
Ian A. Mondrow
James H. Smellie (Senior Statesmen)

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining (Foreign Expertise - Canada) - Venezuela
France M. Tenaille

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining (Foreign Expertise Canada) - Latin America-wide
France M. Tenaille

Environment - Canada
Harry Dahme
Mark L. Madras

Information Technology - Canada
Parna Sabet-Stephenson

Intellectual Property - Canada
Robert A. MacDonald

Intellectual Property - Russia
Alexander Christophoroff
Anastassia Sinitsyna
Julianna Tabastajewa
Vladislav Ugryumov

Intellectual Property - UAE
Jon Parker

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

Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation - U.K.
David Barron
Gordon Harris
Paul Inman

International Private Client - Global-wide
Nicholas Jacob
Anthony Thompson

International Trade - Canada
Richard G. Dearden (Senior Statesmen)
Wendy J. Wagner

Projects - Canada
Darryl Brown

Real Estate - UAE
Andrew Thomson

Restructuring/Insolvency - Canada
Colin D. Brousson
David F.W. Cohen
Clifton P. Prophet
Jennifer Stam
Derrick Tay (Eminent Practitioner)

Tax - Canada
Ash Gupta

For more than two decades, Chambers' guides have served as a trusted reference for in-house counsel and executives seeking to identify the world's top lawyers and firms. Its rankings are based on extensive peer and client feedback assessing a range of key qualities, including client service, technical legal ability, commitment and diligence.

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