Joey Suri is an associate in Gowling WLG's Montréal office working in the Business Law Group. He first joined the firm in the summer of 2015 as a law student and his practice primarily focuses on the areas of financial services, construction and infrastructure.
Through his experience working in the infrastructure sector, he has participated various projects, including the Réseau électrique métropolitain (REM) (rolling stock – unsuccessful bidding consortium), the Samuel De Champlain Bridge, deconstruction of the old Champlain Bridge, the refinancing of the Nouvelle Autoroute 30, and major repairs to the Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine Tunnel (Société québécoise des infrastructures – MTQ).
Within the firm, Joey plays an active role on the India Team as well as on the Montréal office's Student Recruitment Committee.
Joey holds a bachelor's degree in civil law from Université de Montréal (2015). During his studies, he worked with Clinique juridique Juripop, a non-profit organization whose chief mandate is to offer low-cost legal services, and Pro Bono Students Canada providing mentorship to secondary students. He also served as an intern to Justice Jean-Pierre Archambault at the Court of Quebec.
Upon obtaining his law degree, Joey worked as a policy advisor and regional desk to the minister of Canadian Heritage in Ottawa. In this role, he was responsible for advising the Minister on government and stakeholder priorities and Quebec-related concerns.
Joey currently acts as a director on the Young Bar of Montréal's board, where he is responsible for the Public Affairs Committee, and is also a young governor of the Quebec Bar Foundation. He is also pursing a specialized graduate diploma in public and private sector management at HEC Montréal.