Mia Laister Peck Partner

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2001 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 905-540-3249

Fax: +1 905-523-2955

Email: mia.laisterpeck@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Hamilton

Mia Laister Peck

Mia is a partner in the Gowling WLG Hamilton office, practising in the firm's Recovery Services Group.

She is a senior lawyer with extensive experience in restructuring transactions, debt recovery and creditors’ rights in commercial, agricultural and retail industries. Mia's practice focuses primarily on commercial loan recovery for financial institutions and lenders.

Her areas of expertise include bankruptcy, mortgage enforcement and enforcement of both secured and unsecured loans. She also has in-depth knowledge of the Canada Small Business Financing Act (CSBFA) and has assisted many clients with successful recoveries including, but not limited to, defaulted loans under the CSBFA. 

Her approach is direct, effective and results-oriented with the goal of maximizing recoveries.

Outside of her legal practice, Mia is an active member of the Hamilton community who volunteers with the Smashing Girls' “Smashing Nines” annual mentoring event, as well as the Lawyers Feed the Hungry program in support of Mission Services. As an avid fitness enthusiast, Mia has also hosted a series of Wellness Wednesday webinars on behalf of Gowling WLG.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2013

    • Community
      July 2013
      Board of Director for YWCA (Hamilton) and Chair of Nominating Committee
  • 2001

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 1999

    • Education
      July 1999
      University of Calgary, LLB
  • 1996

    • Education
      July 1996
      University of Waterloo, MA, Sociology
  • 1993

    • Education
      July 1993
      McMaster University, BA


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Hamilton Law Association