Blair Wentworth Articling Student


Speaks:  English


Primary office:  Calgary




Blair Wentworth

Blair Wentworth is an articling student in Gowling WLG’s Calgary office.

Blair received his JD from the University of Calgary.  Blair has experience and an interest in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities law, shareholder activism and investigations, and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) matters.  While a summer student at a Calgary oil and gas royalty company, Blair assisted in developing corporate governance policies and reviewing public ESG disclosure.  Since joining Gowling WLG, Blair has been involved in brokered and non-brokered private placements, initial public offerings, start-up companies and corporate governance matters.

Blair represented the University of Calgary in the 2019 Davies Corporate Securities Moot. Upon graduating, he was awarded the Grant McKibben Award, which is presented to a graduating student who epitomizes the energy and spirit of the Calgary law community.  Prior to law school, Blair studied economics at Queen’s University and played semi-professional hockey in the Western Hockey League. Blair is currently a director of the Calgary Buffaloes Hockey Association.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2020

    • Rankings & Awards
       2020
      University of Calgary, Faculty of Law, Dean’s List
    • Rankings & Awards
       2020
      University of Calgary, Faculty of Law, Grant McKibben Award
    • Education
       2020
      University of Calgary, JD
  • 2019

    • Community
       2019
      President, University of Calgary Society of Law Students
  • 2018

    • Career
       2018
      Policy Summer Student, Calgary Chamber of Commerce
  • 2017

    • Community
       2017
      Executive, University of Calgary Business Law Association
    • Rankings & Awards
       2017
      JD Entrance Scholarship
    • Education
       2017
      Queen’s University, BA, Economics (Honours)
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
       2014
      Academic All-Canadian, Queen’s Men’s Hockey

Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar Association