In an impressive showing, 54 Gowling WLG professionals earned 58 rankings across 34 categories in the 2019 edition of Chambers Canada. In addition, Gowling WLG was recognized as a leading law firm in 31 practice areas.
This year, Gowling WLG was shortlisted for the Life Sciences "Firm of the Year" award. This honour recognizes notable achievements over the past 12 months in life sciences law, including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service.
For more than two decades, Chambers and Partners have been identifying the top lawyers and firms across 185 jurisdictions around the world. The rankings in Chambers Canada 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.
Gowling WLG was recognized as a leading law firm in the following practice areas:
The firm received positive feedback from its clients in the guide, including:
"They give a practical response, not a legalese answer, giving absolutely practical guidance across the board."
"I find them to have the highest integrity, and they take their time to explain complex issues in a way that allows laypersons and non-lawyers to fully understand the issues."
"They provide relevant, timely and practical advice on how to handle situations. They immediately respond with spot-on advice."
"The team did a very good job for us. We had little to no experience in the space and the guidance was helpful and worked at all levels of experience. I value their pragmatic approach and deep subject matter expertise."
"The lawyers there are really top quality. They're excellent, very responsive, very intelligent and have a good business acumen."
"The staff there are wonderful and great with follow-up. They're always knowledgeable about the matter and how it's progressing. It's an excellent firm with talented attorneys who do an excellent job representing their clientele."
A total of 54 Gowling WLG professionals are listed in Chambers Canada 2019:
About Gowling WLG
With more than 1,400 legal professionals in 18 cities worldwide, we provide our clients with in-depth expertise in key global sectors and a suite of legal services at home and abroad. We see the world through our clients' eyes, and collaborate across countries, offices, service areas and sectors to help them succeed, no matter how challenging the circumstances.