Ingrid Anton

Ingrid Anton is a partner in Gowling WLG's Montréal office, practising in corporate and commercial law.

Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, and the negotiation of all types of commercial contracts.

Ingrid regularly advises clients across various sectors — including transport, construction, agriculture, retail sales and manufacturing — with respect to a range of local, national and international transactions.

joined Gowling WLG’s Business Law Group in 2012. In 2015, she jointed the legal department of a publicly listed global leader in the forest products industry, where she worked closely with executive management on major projects involving multiple jurisdictions and highly regulated manufacturing processes. She returned to Gowling WLG in 2016 with a deepened understanding of her clients’ needs and priorities.

Her clients appreciate her availability, dedication, efficiency and her ability to deliver practical solutions tailored to each client’s industry and operations.

Throughout the years, Ingrid has developed an extensive knowledge of linguistics. In addition to English and French, which she masters fluently, her linguistic abilities extend to Romanian, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. This knowledge has proved particularly useful in the context of international transactions.

Ingrid is committed to using her knowledge of corporate law to benefit her community. For this reason, she serves as a director of Friends for Mental Health, a non-profit organization that provides support and resources to friends and family of people suffering from mental health disorders. The destigmatization of mental health disorders is a cause that is particularly close to her heart.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2012

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Québec
  • 2011

    • Education
      University of Montréal, LLB
  • 2004

    • Education
      University of Toronto, BA (Hons.), Magna Cum Laude, majored in English literature


  • Canadian Bar Association

Anton, Ingrid, « Sommaire : Europe cosmétiques inc. c. Locations Le Carrefour Laval inc. », December 2013

Anton, Ingrid and Béland, Marie-France, "A Banker Asked Us: Determining the Amount of a Québec Hypothec," December 2013

Representative Work

Advised a public corporation on an operations financing transaction by a syndicate of American lenders.

Advised a public corporation in the forest products industry on the negotiation of commercial leases (factories and offices) in the U.S.

Advised a public corporation in the forest product industry on the negotiation and drafting of supply contracts.

Advised a public corporation in the forest product industry on a major construction project in the U.S.

Advised a leading private equity firm on its acquisition of a group of specialized transportation companies.

Advised a syndicate of international lenders on a major wind farm project.

Advised institutional and government lenders on the financing and acquisition of a leading film company.