Gowling WLG partners from Canada & UAE win 2018 Client Choice Awards

08 February 2018

Three Gowling WLG partners from Canada and the United Arab Emirates are among the 2018 recipients of the Client Choice Awards, presented by the International Law Office in partnership with Lexology.

Todd Burke and Robert A. MacDonald of Ottawa and Jon Parker of Dubai were distinguished for their unwavering commitment to client service and impressive ability to deliver practical solutions to complex problems.

Client comments on Todd and Robert include the following:

  • Todd Burke: "Todd is knowledgeable, prompt, responsive, congenial and entirely transparent in the provision of legal services." … "Todd's industry knowledge is second to none; he delivers exceptional legal expertise and experience in an engaging and insightful manner that resonates with his clients."
  • Robert A. MacDonald: "Rob and his team never let the client down; they are responsive, fast, diligent, detailed and attentive to client needs." … "Rob is sharp, knowledgeable and responsive; he provides practical, business-oriented and reliable advice."

Jon Parker is a top-ranked trademark specialist whose intellectual property (IP) portfolio management expertise is renowned throughout the Middle East and around the world. In addition to his Client Choice Award, he was recently ranked as a leading practitioner in the WTR 1000 and the global Acritas Stars database.

Handed out annually, the Client Choice Awards identify lawyers from around the world who consistently go above and beyond for their clients. Nominees can only be put forward by corporate counsel and are judged on their ability to add value to their clients' businesses.

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