Luis Cousin Articling Student


Speaks:  English, French, Spanish


Primary office:  Toronto



Luis Cousin

Luis Cousin is an articling student in Gowling WLG's Toronto office.

Being completely fluent in French as well as Spanish, Luis completed his LLB in Civil Law with honours at Paris West Nanterre in France. He obtained his first master's degree in International and European Laws at the same university with a focus on trade and investment laws, with high honors.

In 2018, he graduated from the LLM in international business law at Osgoode Hall Law School and obtained his certificate of qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation in 2020.

During his studies in France, Luis worked as a clerk at a general practice law firm in Paris where he assisted the partners in cases of Private International Law. After graduating, he interned at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, where he participated in a case study related to international regulatory co-operation, on behalf of the Organization for the Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Prior to coming to Canada, he worked at a French international insurance company in the area of compliance related to insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings. He first joined the Firm as a Consultant in the Business Law Group before becoming an articling student.

Luis will focus his articling with an intensive rotation in the Business Law Department.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2020

    • Career
       2020
      Consultant, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP, Business Law Group, Toronto, Canada
    • Education
       2020
      National Committee on Accreditation, Certificate of Qualification
  • 2018

    • Education
       2018
      Osgoode Hall Law School, LLM, International Business Law
  • 2016

    • Career
       2016
      Legal Compliance Officer (Insolvency & Bankruptcy), COFACE France, Contentieux Groupe, Paris, France
    • Career
       2016
      Legal Intern (Health Law & Regulations), World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2015

    • Career
       2015
      Law Clerk (Civil & Commercial Litigation), Filiere Law Firm, Paris, France
    • Education
       2015
      Paris West University, France, LLM, International and European Laws
  • 2013

    • Education
       2013
      Paris West University, France, LLB

Memberships

  • Canadian Hispanic Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

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