Emma Hobbs Articling Student


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Primary phone: +1 604-891-2789

Fax: +1 604-683-3558

Email: emma.hobbs@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Vancouver


Emma Hobbs

Emma Hobbs is an articling student in Gowling WLG’s Vancouver office. She joined the firm as a summer student in 2019.

Emma completed her Juris Doctor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia. During law school, she spent a term as a student clinician at the UBC Indigenous Community Legal Clinic, where she assisted members of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community with their legal issues. She was an Allard Ambassador and held positions in several extracurricular groups, including as an executive with the UBC Environmental Law Group. Emma received the Harper Grey LLP Prize in Environmental Law in 2020.

Before law school, Emma completed a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science, both in biology, at Western University. After her time at Western University, she worked in municipal government, focusing on renewable energy projects and environmental research. From 2010 to 2016, Emma spent her summers leading remote canoe trips in Ontario, Quebec and Canada’s Arctic for Camp Wanapitei.

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       2020
      Peter A. Allard School of Law, UBC