Aweis Osman Partner

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2021 - British Columbia

Year of Call: 2016 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 613-783-8824

Fax: +1 613-788-3431


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Primary office:  Ottawa

Aweis Osman

Aweis Osman practises in Gowling WLG's Advocacy Group. He has acted as counsel on a range commercial and corporate matters including disputes involving environmental liability, infrastructure, real estate, shareholder agreements and professional liability.

Called to the Bar in Ontario and British Columbia, Aweis appears before courts, as well as arbitration and administrative tribunals. He has earned the trust of many of his clients through his measured approach and creativity in resolving disputes. His writing is featured in the Global Arbitration Review, Transnational Dispute Management, Advocates Quarterly and the Energy Law Journal, among others.

In addition to his legal practice, Aweis is committed to community and public engagement. He serves on the board of directors of the Canadian Club of Ottawa, and had the honour of serving as its past president, promoting dialogue on issues of national importance. He is also a member of the firms Africa Group, leading strategies to foster trade and investment between Canada and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2021

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, British Columbia
  • 2016

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2015

    • Education
      Dalhousie University, JD
    • Education
      Dalhousie University, Masters of Health Administration
  • 2011

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, Bachelor of Health Sciences (honours)
  • 2008

    • Rankings & Awards
      John D. Schultz Science Student Scholarship, Heart and Stroke Foundation

"Clinical Decision Support Software: Addressing Liability and Regulatory Issues" (2014-15) 4 Electronic Healthcare Law Review

"China's Maritime Silk Road and the Future of African Arbitration." The Belt and Road Initiative: Law, Economics, and Politics (2018).