James Aston Associate


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2021 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 416-369-6659

Fax: +1 416-862-7661

Email: james.ashton@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Toronto


James Aston

James Aston is an associate in Gowling WLG's Toronto office.

James completed his JD at the University of Toronto. During his first year at law school, James participated in the Baby Gale moot and volunteered with Downtown Legal Services. In his second year, he participated in the Gale Moot, arguing R v Marakah and was a student coach for the University of Toronto Gale team in his third year. James received prizes in Administrative Law, Family Law and the Alan K Mewett award for the graduating student with an outstanding record in Criminal Law during his time at the University of Toronto.

While attending the University of Saskatchewan, he volunteered with both Amnesty International and the World University Service of Canada.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2021

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2021
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2020

    • Education
       2020
      University of Toronto, JD
    • Education
       
      York University, MA, Philosophy
    • Education
       
      University of Saskatchewan, BA, Philosophy
    • Rankings & Awards
       
      Distinction, first year, University of Toronto