Martin Roy Articling Student

Speaks:  English, French

Primary office:  Ottawa

Areas of expertise:

Martin Roy

Martin Roy is an articling student in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office, and previously worked as a summer student in the firm’s Business Law department.

Martin completed a six-year joint juris doctor (JD) and political science program at the University of Ottawa. This year, he furthered his experience in real estate while working as a research assistant for Professor Emeritus Joseph Roach in the area of mortgage law. Martin was also the recipient of the E.-Bruce-Leonard Prize, awarded by the Insolvency Institute of Canada.

During his time at law school, Martin founded a mentorship initiative which provides mentorship to first-year law students in the joint JD/political science program. He gained experience working in a busy Ottawa-based real estate law firm and further expanded his knowledge of housing matters as a student case worker in the Tenant Division of the University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic and as an intern for a local not-for-profit corporation.

Martin is fluent in French and English.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2018

    • Rankings & Awards
      E. Bruce Leonard Prize


  • Association des juristes d’expression fran├žaise de l'Ontario (AJEFO)
  • Canadian Bar Association