Laurianne Walker-Hanley Articling Student

Speaks:  English, French

Primary office:  Montréal

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Laurianne Walker-Hanley

Laurianne Walker-Hanley is an articling student in Gowling WLG's Montréal office. She joined the firm as a summer student in 2018.

Laurianne holds a bachelor's degree from the Université de Montréal in civil law, as well as a juris doctor from Queen's University in common law. She represented the latter university in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna.

While attending law school, Laurianne worked in the legal department at Investissements PSP, one of Canada's largest pension investment managers,and interned at the Québec Government Office in New York. She also taught tennis for several years.

Laurianne was actively involved in her academic life, notably through her role as vice-president of professional relations of the Law Student Association of the Université de Montréal, as well as her participation in the Droit de Cité debate on CIBL and various other committees and organizations. she also got involved as a law student at the YMCA legal clinique during her bachelor's degree. 

After completing her studies, Laurianne started the “Étudiant.e.s en droit d’aider” collective following the publication of an open letter in La Presse that outlined the legislative differences between Québec and the other Canadian provinces regarding the regulations that govern law students when they get involved in the community. The collective lobbies and raises awareness in order to increase the impact of Québec law students within society.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2018

    • Education
      Queen's University, JD
  • 2017

    • Education
      Université de Montréal, LL.B.
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
      Profile/interview for the “Femmes de demain” column in La Presse+
    • Rankings & Awards
      Recipient of the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal