Ashley Saad Summer Law Student

Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 2021 - Quebec

Primary office:  Montréal

Ashley Saad

Ashley is a law student in Gowling WLG's Montréal office. She will start her articling term in 2024.

She is currently completing a master of laws (LLM) in constitutional law at McGill University.

During her studies, Ashley has been on the executive committee for the Law and Political Economy student association at McGill and the Constitutional Law student association at Université de Montréal. She has also worked as a research and drafting assistant for several professors in the areas of judicial bilingualism and bijuralism, civil procedure and regulatory sandboxes.

In addition, during her third year of law school, she was selected by the Faculty of Law of the University of Montreal to clerk for the Honourable Stephen W. Hamilton at the Court of Appeal of Québec. In this role she prepared legal memoranda and draft judgments in the files under review.

In recognition of her academic achievements, Ashley was awarded the Professors’ Prize for having the highest grade of her graduating class at the University of Montreal. She was also the winner of the second prize in the Baxter Family Competition on Federalism for an essay she co-authored entitled “Canadian Federalism and Environmental Protection: What Makes it Work (or Not!).”

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2024

    • Education
      Université McGill, LL.M (expected 2024)
  • 2022

    • Education
      Université de Montréal, Juris Doctor – North American Common Law
  • 2021

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Quebec
  • 2020

    • Education
      Université de Montréal, LL.B.