The Legal 500 Canada 2022 recognizes Gowling WLG across 24 practice areas

15 November 2021

In the 2022 edition of The Legal 500 Canada, Gowling WLG has been ranked across 24 practice areas, achieving Tier 1 honours in Indigenous Law and Intellectual Property.

Alongside the firm rankings, a total of 66 Gowling WLG lawyers were recommended as "industry leaders" in their respective practices. Among the firm's lawyers named in the guide, 16 were listed as "Leading Individuals" and 11 were identified as "Next Generation Partners." In addition, associate Magdalena Hanebach was named a "Rising Star."

Firm Rankings

Gowling WLG was recognized in the following practice areas:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Immigration
  • Cannabis
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution - Alberta
  • Dispute Resolution - British Columbia
  • Dispute Resolution - Ontario
  • Energy and Natural Resources - Mining
  • Energy and Natural Resources - Oil & Gas
  • Energy and Natural Resources - Power
  • Environment
  • Indigenous Law*
  • Infrastructure and Projects
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property*
  • International Trade
  • Labour and Employment
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Public Procurement
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Transport – Aviation

*Ranked as a top-tier firm

Individual Rankings

The following lawyers across the firm's Canadian offices earned listings in The Legal 500 Canada 2022:

Leading Individuals

Ahab Abdel-Aziz – Energy and Natural Resources: Power
Susan Abramovitch – Media and Entertainment
David Bishop – Dispute Resolution
Wally Braul – Environment
Shelagh Carnegie – Intellectual Property
Harry Dahme – Environment
Maxime Faille – Indigenous Law
Filomena Frisina – Insurance

Laurent Massam – Intellectual Property
Ian Mondrow – Energy and Natural Resources: Power
Phuong Ngo – Public Procurement
Rodney Northey – Environment
Martha Savoy – Intellectual Property
Thomas Timmins – Energy and Natural Resources: Power
Christopher Van Barr – Intellectual Property
Wendy Wagner – International Trade

Next Generation Partners

Maxwell Brunette – Labour and Employment
Elizabeth Burton – Banking and finance
Cam Cameron – Indigenous Law
Michael Crichton – Intellectual Property
Jennifer Danahy – Environment
Warren Foley – Dispute Resolution

Michael Garellek – Insurance
Nelson Godfrey – Intellectual Property
Ricki Johnston – Dispute Resolution
Sahil Shoor – Dispute Resolution
Peter Simeon – Cannabis

Rising Stars

Magdalena Hanebach – Energy and Natural Resources: Power

View the complete Gowling WLG listing, which includes the "Recommended Individuals."

About The Legal 500 series
The Legal 500 rankings highlight the legal teams in over 150 jurisdictions that provide "the most cutting-edge and innovative solutions" 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 built on the belief that the best way to serve you is to be in tune with your world, aligned with your opportunity and ambitious for your success. With more than 1,500 legal professionals in offices across Canada, the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we provide our clients with in-depth knowledge in key global sectors and a suite of legal services at home and abroad. We see the world through our clients' eyes, and collaborate across countries, offices, service areas and sectors to help them succeed, no matter how challenging the circumstances.

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