Joshua Toews Summer Law Student

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Joshua Toews

Joshua Toews is a summer student in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office. He is currently a dean’s honour list student at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, where he is completing his Juris Doctor (English Common Law Program).

Before starting his law studies, Joshua obtained a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics and Political Science from the University of Ottawa. He graduated with high honours (magna cum laude) and was on the dean’s honour list each year.

Joshua is an active law student. In addition to being a senior editor with the Ottawa Law Review, he is a research assistant with the Open African Innovation Research Network and a teaching assistant for Professor Jeremy de Beer’s property law class. Joshua also participated in the TradeLab Legal Clinic, where he advised Global Affairs Canada on the enforcement of multilateral investment court awards.

Prior to law school, Joshua worked for the Government of Canada in several departments including foreign affairs and industry.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2020

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, JD – English Common Law Section (in progress)
  • 2017

    • Rankings & Awards
      Graduated with high honours (magna cum laude)
    • Education
      University of Ottawa, B.Soc.Sc. (Joint Honours in Economics and Political Science)