Kathryn Chadwick Articling Student


Speaks:  English, French


Primary office:  Montréal


Kathryn Chadwick

Kathryn Chadwick joined Gowling WLG's Montréal office as a law student in June 2020 and began articling at the firm in June 2021.

Kathryn completed a joint program at McGill University to obtain a double Bachelor of Laws ((JD/LL.B.) and Master in Social Work (MSW). With a keen interest in working with Aboriginal communities, she has contributed to a research and evaluation project mandated by an Aboriginal consortium based in Alberta. She also wrote her thesis on the negotiation of self-government agreements between the Government of Canada and Aboriginal communities, collaborating with a First Nation`s community in the course of negotiations.

During her academic career, Kathryn also headed the Mental Health and Well-being Committee of the McGill Law Students' Association and completed several internships, including at a mental health clinic, a non-profit community organization, a shelter, and at the Montréal Legal Aid office. During these internships she conducted legal research, assisted clients in accessing public health and social service programs, and provided psychosocial and legal education.

Prior to undertaking her Bachelor of Laws and Master of Social Work, Kathryn worked for the Government of Ontario for two years, where she developed government policy related to e-health and mental health, working with stakeholders in the health care community. Kathryn also holds a Bachelor of Honours in Biology from Queen's University.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2020

    • Education
       2020
      McGill University, JD/LL.B. and MSW
  • 2014

    • Education
       2014
      Queen’s University, BScH