Chambers Canada 2024 recognizes 79 Gowling WLG lawyers across 41 practice areas

28 September 2023

Chambers Canada has once again recognized Gowling WLG as a "leading" provider of legal solutions. In the 2024 edition, 79 lawyers earned 82 rankings across 41 practice areas. In addition to the individual rankings, Gowling WLG was also "recommended as a leading law firm" in 36 practice areas.

Firm rankings

Gowling WLG is recognized in the following practice areas:

Individual rankings

The following Gowling WLG lawyers are ranked in the 2024 guide:

Aboriginal Law – Representation of Indigenous Peoples

Brian Crane, KC
Maxime Faille
Robert Freedman
Paul Seaman
Scott Smith

Advertising & Marketing

René Bissonnette
Daniel Cole
Julia Kappler
Christopher Oates
Lewis Retik

Banking & Finance

Christopher Alam
Matthew Mitchell
Kaila Scarrow

Business & Human Rights Law

Stephen Pike

Cannabis Law

Peter Simeon


Carole Chouinard
David Stevens


Ted Betts
Brian Kapusianyk, KC
Tristan Neill

Corporate/Commercial (Alberta)

Zafar Jaffer
Frank Sur

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

James Plotkin

Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)

Scott Kugler

Employment & Labour (Alberta)

Maxwell Brunette

Employment & Labour (Ontario)

Andrew Bratt

Employment & Labour (Québec)

Luc Deshaies

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

Erik Goldsilver

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining: Development & Operations

Erik Goldsilver

Energy: Power (Regulatory)

Ahab Abdel-Aziz
Nicolas Dubé
Paule Hamelin
Ian Mondrow

Energy: Power (Transactional)

Ahab Abdel-Aziz


Adam Chamberlain
Rodney Northey
Mark Youden


Debi Sutin

General Business Law (Northern Canada and Arctic)

Adam Chamberlain

Healthcare: Contentious

François Baril
Daniel Boivin
Adriana Cargnello
Domenic Crolla
Donald Dow
Donna MacKenzie
Robert Sheahan

Healthcare: Corporate/Commercial & Regulatory

Maureen Murphy


Bill MacGregor
Krista Schofer

Information Technology

Parna Sabet-Stephenson

Intellectual Property

Shelagh Carnegie
Natalie Rizkalla-Kamel

Intellectual Property: Litigation

Ronald Dimock
Laurent Massam
John Norman
Christopher Van Barr
Jay Zakaïb

International Trade/WTO

Wendy Wagner

Investment Funds: Funds Formation

Alan James

Litigation: General Commercial (Alberta)

David Bishop
Ricki Johnston

Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)

Sandra Barton
Sahil Shoor

Litigation: Product Liability

Jacqueline Armstrong-Gates

Media & Entertainment

Susan Abramovitch

Pensions & Benefits

Daniel Hayhurst

Projects: PPP & Infrastructure

Nicolas Cayouette
Natasha Rana
Mark Platteel
Lindsay Wong

Public Procurement

Phuong Ngo

Real Estate (British Columbia)

Murray Braaten

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Ontario)

Michael Polowin


David Cohen
Tom Cumming
Virginie Gauthier
Clifton Prophet


Paul Carenza
Laura Gheorghiu
Ash Gupta

Tax: Litigation

John Sorensen

White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Glen Jennings

About Chambers Canada
Widely regarded as one of Canada's pre-eminent rankings publications, Chambers Canada identifies the top lawyers and law firms in more than 40 categories. The rankings are based upon an in-depth research process that, among other things, encompasses interviews with clients and peers.

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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