Manuel A. Martins
Manuel Martins is a Waterloo Region-based Gowling WLG partner with over 20 years of legal experience.
As a key member of your professional team, Manuel will provide the trusted advice, common-sense thinking and strategic insight you need to succeed.
Manuel is past leader of Gowling WLG's Canada Real Estate Practice Group, practising in real estate law, with an emphasis on purchase, sale and financing transactions. He is also the editor of the firm's real estate & urban development newsletter.
As a member of the firm’s Financial Institutions & Services Industry Group, Manuel acts for lenders and borrowers in the financial services area, with an emphasis on commercial financings and secured transactions. He is listed in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as an expert in banking and financial institutions.
Manuel acts for and advises owners, investors and lenders in the renewable energy and infrastructure industry; including purchase and sale, leasing and financing transactions. He is rated as one of Canada's leading energy lawyers and leading infrastructure lawyers by Lexpert.
Manuel also plays an important role as a Gowling WLG trustee, providing strategic guidance and oversight for the firm.
Manuel is an active member of the community. He is a current director of Skills Canada — Ontario, a past director of the United Way of Cambridge and North Dumfries and a past director of the Waterloo Region Catholic Schools Foundation.