Jean-François Hamel Associate

Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call:: 2020 - Québec

Primary office:  Montréal

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Jean-François Hamel

Jean-François Hamel is an associate in Gowling WLG's Montréal, practising in the Commercial Litigation Group. Holder of a law degree from the Université de Montréal, he joined the team as a student in the summer of 2018 and completed his professional training at the École du Barreau du Québec in July 2020. 

After obtaining a bachelor of arts from the Université de Montréal in 2013, Jean-François pursued a master's degree in French language and literature at McGill University. He later worked as a lecturer in the Department of French Studies at the University of Toronto.

During his law studies, Jean-François played an active role in faculty student life, including acting as corporate secretary of the Business Law and Management Committee. In the spring of 2017, he co-founded the Tax Law Committee, for which he served as vise-chair of events until the following year.

During his second summer at Gowling WLG, Jean-François has been on secondment to the legal affairs department of a major Canadien financial institution. 

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Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2020

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
  • 2018

    • Education
      Université de Montréal, LLB (ongoing)
  • 2016

    • Education
      McGill University, MA (French Language and Literature)
    • Rankings & Awards
      Entrance scholarship for excellence from the Université de Montréal Law Faculty
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
      French Language and Literature Research Award, McGill University
  • 2013

    • Rankings & Awards
      Honourable mention from the Université de Montréal Arts and Science Faculty
    • Education
      Université de Montréal, BA