Gowling WLG professionals achieve strong result in Legal 500 Canada 2019

05 December 2018

Gowling WLG has achieved an impressive showing in Legal 500 Canada 2019, with 60 professionals recommended across 23 categories.

Among those lawyers from the firm named in the 2019 edition, 14 professionals (twice as many as last year) were listed as elite "Leading Lawyers" and two professionals were identified as "Next Generation Lawyers."

Gowling WLG received a wealth of positive client feedback in the guide, including:

"A big law firm that operates like a small one, Gowling WLG is commended for its diligent and detailed billing and personalized service."

"Gowling WLG impresses with its meticulous execution and strong sense of client needs."

"The very dynamic group at Gowling WLG is lauded for its great bench strength and strong experience at top level."

Once again this year, Gowling WLG earned top-tier status in the category of Intellectual Property (IP).

The firm was also recommended in the following 22 categories:

  • Aboriginal Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution - Alberta
  • Dispute Resolution - British Columbia
  • Dispute Resolution - Ontario
  • Dispute Resolution - Québec
  • Energy and Natural Resources - Mining
  • Energy and Natural Resources - Oil and Gas
  • Energy and Natural Resources - Power
  • Environment
  • Infrastructure and Projects
  • Insurance
  • International Trade
  • Labour and Employment
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Public Procurement
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Transport - Aviation

The following Gowling WLG professionals were named elite "Leading Lawyers" in Legal 500 Canada 2019:

Aboriginal Law
Maxime Faille

Dispute Resolution
David Bishop

Energy and Natural Resources - Power
Ian Mondrow

Harry Dahme
Mark Madras
Rod Northey

Filomena Frisina

Intellectual Property
Anthony Creber
Robert MacDonald
Christopher Van Barr

International Trade
Wendy Wagner

Media and Entertainment
Susan Abramovitch

Public Procurement
Phuong Ngo

Restructuring and Insolvency
Derrick Tay

The following Gowling WLG professionals were listed as "Next Generation Lawyers" in Legal 500 Canada 2019:

Jennifer Danahy

Labour and Employment
Maxwell Brunette

The following professionals were recommended by Legal 500 Canada within the firm's editorial coverage for the following categories:

Aboriginal Law
Adam Chamberlain
Brian Crane, QC
Maxime Faille
Graham Ragan

Banking and Finance
Elizabeth Burton

Corporate and M&A
Robert Hull
Cyndi Laval
W. Ian Palm
Gregory Peterson

Dispute Resolution
David Bishop
Joëlle Boisvert
John Callaghan
Scott Kugler
Shayne Strukoff, QC

Energy and Natural Resources - Mining
Cyndi Laval

Energy and Natural Resources - Oil and Gas
John Cusano
Jonathan (Jay) Lalach
Joshua Jantzi

Labour and Employment
Christopher Andree
Maxwell Brunette
Bettina Burgess

Media and Entertainment
Susan Abramovitch

Public Procurement
Phuong Ngo

Real Estate
Sylvia Adriano
Murray Braaten
Joel Camley
Laurie Sanderson

Restructuring and Insolvency
Colin Brousson
Thomas Cumming
Clifton Prophet
Derrick Tay

Ash Gupta
Paul Carenza

Parna Sabet-Stephenson

Transport - Aviation
Guy David

The Legal 500 rankings highlight the legal teams that provide the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers.

About Gowling WLG

Gowling WLG is an international law firm with more than 1,400 professionals and a range of business support teams working to deliver world-class legal advice across 18 cities in Canada, the UK, Continental Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

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