Maggie Sainty Summer Law Student


Speaks:  English, French


Primary office:  Toronto



Maggie Sainty

Maggie Sainty is a summer student in Gowling WLG's Toronto office. She is completing her juris doctor in the French Common Law Program at the University of Ottawa.

While Maggie works to complete her JD, she has stayed involved in various ways throughout the legal community. Maggie worked at the Department of Justice as a legal intern. She also was a teaching assistant for alternative dispute resolution as well as a research assistant at the University of Ottawa. She also served as VP of athletics for the Common Law Students’ Society at the university. Furthermore, she had the opportunity to work at Reach Canada through Pro Bono Students Canada, where she provided legal referral services for people with disabilities.

Before starting at law school, Maggie completed a dual degree in international business, where she spent two years at Brock University and two years at Neoma Business School in Reims France. She earned a bachelor in business administration and a bachelor in international business management respectively.

Maggie will focus her summer in the firm's Advocacy department.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2023

    • Education
       2023
      University of Ottawa, JD (expected)
  • 2022

    • Community
       2022
      Ecojustice Canada, Student Legal Intern
  • 2021

    • Community
       2021
      Environmental Law Students Association, Event Manager
    • Community
       2021
      Equality Law (legal clinic at the University of Ottawa), Student Legal Intern
    • Community
       2021
      International Law Students Association, 1L Representative
    • Community
       2021
      Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers – uOttawa Chapter, Communications Coordinator
    • Community
       2021
      Reach Canada, Student Legal Intern
    • Community
       2021
      Student Mentor for 1L students
    • Community
       2021
      University of Ottawa, Common Law Students’ Society, VP Athletics
    • Community
       2021
      University of Ottawa, Social Justice Society, President
  • 2020

    • Education
       2020
      Brock University, BBA International Dual Degree Co-op
  • 2019

    • Education
       2019
      Neoma Business School - Reims, France, CESEM (Bachelor in International Business Management)
  • 2015

    • Rankings & Awards
       2015
      Dean’s Honours List (2015 - 2019)