Gowling WLG recognised as leading international law firm in Chambers Global 2018

21 February 2018

Gowling WLG professionals from Canada, the U.K., Russia and the UAE earned 32 rankings across 13 categories in the 2018 edition of Chambers Global, one of the world's foremost guides to legal talent. In addition, Gowling WLG is recognised as a leading firm in 12 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 (UK, Canada)
  • Energy & Natural Resources: Renewables & Alternative Energy (UK)
  • Environment (Canada)
  • Information Technology (Canada)
  • Intellectual Property (Canada, Russia, UK, UAE)
  • Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation (UK)
  • International Trade/WTO (Canada)
  • Real Estate (UAE)
  • Restructuring/Insolvency (Canada)
  • Tax (Canada)

Gowling WLG professionals achieved the following listings in Chambers Global 2018:

Aboriginal Law - Canada
Brian Crane (Senior Statesmen)
Maxime Faille

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

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining - Canada
France M Tenaille (Foreign expert for Venezuela & Latin America-wide)

Energy: Power (Regulatory) - Canada
David McFadden (Senior Statesmen)
Ian Mondrow
James Smellie (Senior Statesmen)

Environment - Canada
Adam Chamberlain
Harry Dahme
Mark Madras

Information Technology - Canada
Parna Sabet-Stephenson

Intellectual Property - Canada
Robert A MacDonald

Intellectual Property - Russia
Alexander Christophoroff
Julianna Tabastajewa
Vladislav Ugryumov

Intellectual Property - UAE
Jon Parker

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

Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation - UK
David Barron
Gordon Harris
Paul Inman

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

Projects: PPP & Infrastructure - Canada
Darryl Brown

Real Estate - UAE
Andrew Thomson (Up and Coming)

Restructuring/Insolvency - Canada
Colin D Brousson
David F W Cohen
Clifton Prophet
Derrick Tay

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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