Barbara Walczak Summer Law Student


Speaks:  English, French, Polish

Primary phone: +1 613-233-1781 Ext 57016

Fax: +1 613-563-9869

Email: barbara.walczak@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Ottawa


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Barbara Walczak

Barbara (Basia) Walczak is a summer law student in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office. Basia is completing her BCL/LLB degrees at McGill University. She represented McGill at the Wilson Moot and served as a solicitations editor and managing editor of the McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law. She also worked as a student advocate at the legal information clinic at McGill.

Basia holds a BA (Honours) from the University of Ottawa with a major in music and a minor in law. She focused her research on copyright law. During her legal studies, Basia worked at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, and as a legislative editor at the Senate of Canada.

In her spare time, Basia volunteers as a law student ambassador and law partner to incoming 1L students. She has also been involved in organizing benefit concerts for Cambodian orphanages, raising over $12,000 towards an education fund, medical care and self-reliant agriculture. She also enjoys continuing to play as a classically trained violinist.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2019

    • Education
      2019
      McGill University, Faculty of Law, BCL/LLB (Anticipated)
  • 2018

    • Education
      2018
      Exchange, Sciences Po
  • 2011

    • Education
      2011
      University of Ottawa, Bachelor of Arts
    • Rankings & Awards
      2011
      University of Ottawa, Dean's List