Gowling WLG achieves strong showing in Chambers Global 2021

18 February 2021

Chambers and Partners has once again recognized Gowling WLG as a top international firm across multiple areas of law in its latest edition of Chambers Global.

In Chambers Global 2021, Gowling WLG was named a leading firm in 12 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)
  • Projects: PPP & Infrastructure (Canada)
  • Restructuring/Insolvency (Canada)
  • Tax (Canada)

Gowling WLG received excellent feedback in the guide from several of its clients, including one individual who described the firm's professionals as "punctual, client-focused, knowledgeable and prepared" and a team that "understands our needs."

Another client commented on Gowling WLG's strength and ability to collaborate across the firm's global offices: "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."

In addition to the firm rankings, 23 professionals across Canada, Russia, the UK and the UAE were ranked across 12 categories:


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

Adam Chamberlain
Harry Dahme

Bill MacGregor
Krista Schofer (Up and Coming)

Information Technology
Parna Sabet-Stephenson

Intellectual Property: Litigation
Anthony Creber (Senior Statespeople)
Ronald Dimock
Patrick Smith
Christopher Van Barr

International Trade/WTO
Wendy Wagner

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

David F.W. Cohen
Virginie Gauthier
Clifton Prophet

Ash Gupta


Intellectual Property
Alexander Christophoroff
Vladislav Ugryumov


Intellectual Property
Jon Parker


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

Chambers Global, one of the world's foremost guides to legal talent, covers over 200 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.

View the full Chambers Global 2021 listing.

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