Bolloite Offor is an articling student in Gowling WLG's Hamilton Office.
Bolloite holds a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from the University of Manitoba (U of M). Her LLM thesis critiqued the influence of feminist interventions on the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in R v Barton.
During her LLM program, Bolloite worked as a records and policy analyst for the Government of Manitoba's Department of Agriculture and Resource Development. She also volunteered as a researcher, community educator and policy facilitator for the U of M's Office of Human Rights and Conflict Management.
Some of Bolloite's academic awards include the University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (U of M, 2019); the David T. Sgayias Graduate Fellowship (U of M, 2019); the Body of Benchers' Prize for Best Overall Student in Professional Responsibility (Nigerian Law School, 2017); and the Best Graduating Law Student (Afe Babalola University, 2016).
Prior to her LLM program, Bolloite earned a Bachelor of Laws degree summa cum laude from Afe Babalola University, Nigeria. She then worked as an associate for a corporate law firm in Nigeria, following her call to the Nigerian Bar.
Bolloite will explore the business law/IP, recovery services and advocacy practice areas during her articling term.