Jeramie Gallichan Partner

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2015 - Ontario

Primary office:  Waterloo Region

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Jeramie Gallichan

Jeramie Gallichan is a partner in Gowling WLG's Waterloo office.

Jeramie practises commercial litigation and employment litigation before all levels of court, as well as several administrative and arbitration boards. Jeramie's passion and dedication to his clients is complemented by his straightforward approach to problem solving. He is recognized by his peers and clients as being thorough, detailed and organized throughout the litigation process.

Jeramie was born and raised in Waterloo Region. He attended the University of Waterloo, where he earned an honours arts & business and political science degree in the university's co-operative program in 2008. He completed his law degree at the University of Ottawa in 2014. During the course of his legal studies, Jeramie was a Writing Leaders Fellow, a teaching assistant at the Faculty of Law, and a National Social Justice Fellow at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario.

Law was a natural evolution in Jeramie's career. While in the co-operative program at the University of Waterloo, Jeramie worked in sales and management and owned his own home maintenance business. Following the completion of his undergraduate degree, Jeramie worked as a talent agent at a respected talent agency in Toronto. During this time, Jeramie represented some of Canada's most renowned and recognized actors, comedians and performers.

Practice areas

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2019

    • Community
      Community Member on Resources Committee — Grand River Hospital
  • 2017

    • Community
      Board Member and Chair of HR Committee, Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, Board of Directors
  • 2016

    • Community
      Volunteer, Arts Advancement, University of Waterloo Faculty of Arts
  • 2015

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
    • Community
      Board Member, Waterloo Infant Toddler Daycare Association Board of Directors
  • 2014

    • Career
      Lawyer (Student-at-Law) Duncan, Linton LLP
    • Education
      University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, JD
  • 2008

    • Education
      University of Waterloo, BA (Hons.), Arts & Business and Political Science, Co-operative Program


  • Waterloo Region Law Association
  • Advocates Society
  • Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce
  • Grand Valley Construction Association

Representative Work

  • Successfully acted for client on a motion for further evidence and on appeal at Divisional Court and on a motion for leave to appeal at the Court of Appeal. The Divisional Court decisions were selected to be included in Thomson Reuters' Carswell's Practice Cases as well as its Litigator service because "the editors consider it an important case in Practice and Procedure." APA Holdings Inc. v Duscio et al., 2017 ONSC 957 (CanLII), & 2017 ONSC 968 (CanLII)
  • Represented employer in a successful cross-appeal where the Court of Appeal unanimously decided that the trial judge had erred in awarding the employee damages related to the shareholders' bonus, even though the employee's equity interest in the company had been redeemed in accordance with the shareholders agreement following her dismissal. Evans v. Paradigm Capital Inc., 2018 ONCA 952 (CanLII),
  • Acted for corporate executor and trustee in successfully opposing a motion brought by a beneficiary to re-open a Passing of Accounts Application to assert an alleged improper allocation of monies. Jeramie was successful in showing that the claim was statute barred by operation of the Limitations Act and the decision reflects a clarification by the Court in the way limitations periods are dealt with within Passing of Accounts Applications. Jeramie was also successful in obtaining substantial indemnity costs on behalf of the corporate executor and trustee. Canada Trust v. Ross, 2019 ONSC 1165 (CanLII) & 2019 ONSC 1916 (CanLII)
  • Successfully acted for an individual in reducing the amount of proceeds from a personal injury settlement that could be attached and garnished by a judgment creditor.  House v. Baird, 2019 ONSC 1712 (CanLII)
  • Drafted materials on a successful motion for leave to appeal, motion for fresh evidence, and on an appeal more than 10 years after the original family law trial decision. The Court of Appeal found that the Appellant lacked the capacity to prepare for and attend at the trial and, accordingly, that "justice requires that the final trial order and order of the motion judge be set aside" and that "[t]he garnishment order, which flows from these, must also therefore be set aside." Kowalsky v. Asselin-Kowalsky, 2018 ONCA 539 (CanLII)