François Guay-Racine Articling Student


Speaks:  English, French


Primary office:  Ottawa


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François Guay-Racine

François is an articling student in the Gowling WLG Ottawa office.

He is currently enrolled in the bijural and bilingual Programme de droit canadien at the University of Ottawa.

During law school, François worked as a research assistant in the field of torts and extracontractual liability and as a teaching assistant for a course on alternative dispute resolution.  He also represented the University of Ottawa at the Charles Rousseau International Law Moot Court Competition which took place in Bénin (Africa) in May 2017. There, he was awarded 7th best oralist.

François completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Ottawa.  During his studies, he was a delegate at the National Model United Nations in New York (NMUN), a participant in a field research course in Bangladesh, as well as an exchange student for an academic semester in China.

In 2016 and 2017, he also worked as a House of Commons Page as well as a guide-interpreter at the Supreme Court of Canada.

François is fluent in English and French.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2018

    • Education
      2018
      University of Ottawa, Programme de droit canadien, JD-LLL
  • 2017

    • Rankings & Awards
      2017
      Dean’s Honour List 2012 – Present
  • 2016

    • Rankings & Awards
      2016
      1st place – Excellence award, Gowling WLG Moot Court for first year law students
  • 2015

    • Education
      2015
      University of Ottawa, Honours Specialization in Conflict Studies and Human Rights, BSocSc