Julie Chung is an associate in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office practising in the areas of medical defence and government procurement. She summered and articled in Gowling WLG’s Advocacy Department.
In her medical defence practice, Julie assists health law practitioners with an array of medical legal issues, including proceedings before provincial professional licensing bodies and litigation arising from medical treatment and care.
In her procurement practice, Julie advises both public-sector and private-sector clients on the development and implementation of procurement policies and procedures, and consistent deployment of procurement tools and adherence to procurement policies. She also regularly assists clients in the development of template procurement documentation and the creation of implementation tools.
Julie completed the French Common Law Program at the University of Ottawa (magna cum laude). During her time at law school, Julie participated in the Guy Guérin Criminal Law Moot Competition and was awarded the prize for Best Closing Argument. Throughout her studies, Julie oversaw and managed the University of Ottawa’s Pro Bono Students Canada program in an effort to increase access to justice in her community.
During her first year, she worked for the Office of the Independent Police Review Director, a branch of the Ministry of the Attorney General. She researched issues in human rights, labour and administrative law, and also reviewed academic literature.
Prior to law school, Julie earned a bachelor of social science, specializing in criminology with a minor in political science.
Julie is fluent in English, French and Mauritian Creole, and practices in both of Canada’s official languages.