Kelly Campagnola

Kelly Campagnola is an associate lawyer in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office. Her practice focuses on a broad range of matters, with particular expertise in construction litigation, public-private partnership (P3) disputes and Indigenous law. She provides practical and timely advice with a focus on efficiency.

Kelly assists clients with a wide range of litigation matters, including contractual interpretation, construction delay, deficiency claims, and builder’s lien claims. In addition, she has experience in the banking sector, advising clients on the enforcement of security on reserve, civil fraud and employment law.  

Before joining Gowling WLG, Kelly articled at financial institution and assisted with a number of transformational initiatives that focused on the provision of legal services and innovative service delivery.

Kelly also has experience advising Indigenous governments on a variety of matters, including membership, Indigenous burial sites, the duty to consult, specific claims, membership and trust law. Kelly is from Northern Ontario and spent her university summers working at a gold mine. Her experience in the mining sector gives her a unique perspective on Indigenous involvement in natural resource matters and infrastructure development.

Kelly appeared on a May 2016 episode of The Agenda with Steve Paikin entitled “Being Métis.”

Career & Recognition

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  • 2016

    • Rankings & Awards
       2016
      Council of Ontario Universities Indigenous Role Model for Future Further Campaign
  • 2015

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2015
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2014

    • Education
       2014
      University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, JD
    • Community
       2014
      Volunteer with the Toronto & York Métis Council
  • 2011

    • Rankings & Awards
       2011
      Recipient of Indspire Scholarship for academic achievement and community involvement
    • Education
       2011
      Wilfrid Laurier University, BA (Hons.) Environmental Studies

Previous speaking engagements

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