Gowling WLG recognized among the leading international law firms in Chambers Global 2020

13 February 2020

Gowling WLG professionals from Canada, the UK, Russia and the UAE have been recognized for their client service by earning 26 rankings across 14 categories in the 2020 edition of Chambers Global, one of the world's foremost guides to legal talent. In addition, Gowling WLG is listed as a leading firm in 13 areas of law.

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

  • Energy: Power (Canada)
  • Energy and Natural Resources: Power (UK)
  • Energy and Natural Resources: Renewables & Alternative Energy (UK)
  • Environment (Canada)
  • General Business Law: International Firms (Cuba)
  • Information Technology (Canada)
  • Intellectual Property (Canada, Russia, UAE, UK)
  • Intellectual Property: Litigation (Canada)
  • Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation (UK)
  • International Trade/WTO (Canada)
  • Projects: PPP & Infrastructure (Canada)
  • Restructuring/Insolvency (Canada)
  • Tax (Canada)

Throughout this year's guide, the firm received exceptional client feedback, including:

"Each team member has extensive knowledge of their particular field of law and they have all worked very hard to provide exceptional quality deliverables in a timely manner."

"The team is very professional, with a great focus on current trends and how those could impact clients."

"They have built a cohesive team where they complement one another. They communicate well and are very good at recommending others within the firm if there is other expertise that I require."

Gowling WLG professionals achieved the following listings in Chambers Global 2020:


Aboriginal Law
Brian Crane, QC (Senior Statespeople)
Maxime Faille

Energy: Power (Regulatory)
Ian Mondrow
James Smellie (Senior Statespeople)

Adam Chamberlain
Harry Dahme

Bill MacGregor

Information Technology
Parna Sabet-Stephenson

Intellectual Property
Robert A. MacDonald

Intellectual Property: Litigation
Anthony Creber (Senior Statespeople)
Ronald Dimock
Christopher C. Van Barr

International Trade/WTO
Richard G. Dearden (Senior Statespeople)
Wendy J. Wagner

Mining (International & Cross-Border)
France Tenaille (Foreign expert for Latin-America wide) (Foreign expert for Venezuela)

Projects: PPP & Infrastructure
Darryl Brown

David F.W. Cohen
Clifton Prophet

Ash Gupta


Intellectual Property
Alexander Christophoroff
Vladislav Ugryumov


Intellectual Property
Jon Parker


Energy & Natural Resources: Power
John Cooper

Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation
Huw Evans
Gordon Harris (Eminent Practitioner)
Paul Inman

Chambers Global covers over 190 countries and serves as a trusted reference for in-house counsel and executives seeking to identify the world's top lawyers and firms. Based on extensive peer and client feedback, the rankings assess a range of key qualities, including client service, technical legal ability, commercial vision and business understanding, commitment and diligence.

Click here to view the full Chambers Global 2020 listing.

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