Chris Hummel Associate


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2019 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 416-862-3540

Fax: +1 416-862-7661

Email: chris.hummel@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Toronto


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Chris Hummel

Chris Hummel is an associate in Gowling WLG’s Environmental Law Group at the Toronto office. His practice focuses on environmental assessment, land-use planning, corporate regulatory compliance, Indigenous law and northern law.

Chris studied at Osgoode Hall Law School in the joint Juris Doctor/Master of Environmental Studies program. He won awards for academic achievement, and was selected as a Dean's Fellow in Constitutional Law. He was a Director of Fair Change Community Legal Clinic, where he helped launch a Charter challenge of Ontario's Safe Streets Act. Chris also completed the Intensive Program in Aboriginal Lands, Resources and Governments, with a placement at the Qikiqtani Inuit Association in Nunavut. He has worked as a law student at the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, and for a First Nation on Manitoulin Island.

Prior to law school, Chris taught high school in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, after graduating from the University of Toronto with bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Education.

He is learning to speak French and Inuktut.

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