Navraj (Nav) Pannu Associate

Speaks:  English, Hindi, Punjabi

Year of Call: 2016 - British Columbia

Year of Call: 2015 - Ontario

Primary office:  Toronto

Navraj (Nav) Pannu

Nav Pannu is an associate in Gowling WLG's Toronto office.

Nav practises securities law, with a focus on corporate finance, stock exchange listings, and mergers & acquisitions. He also provides counsel to businesses on general corporate and commercial law matters.

Throughout his career, Nav has advised startups and small- and medium-sized businesses on debt and equity financing, public and private M&A, and going public transactions. He has also assisted reporting issuers with maintaining their listing requirements and disclosure obligations.

In addition to his securities practice, Nav has advised cannabis companies – such as Health Canada licensed producers, industrial hemp licensees, and provincially licensed cannabis retailers – on general corporate and commercial, licensing, and regulatory matters.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Nav was an in-house lawyer for a global, publicly traded cannabis company, working in both Canada and newly emerging cannabis and hemp markets. He has also worked on a hemp farm with a startup.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2020

    • Career
      Tilray, Inc., Counsel
  • 2018

    • Career
      Cannaroyalty Corp. dba Origin House, Associate Counsel
  • 2017

    • Career
      BAX Securities Law, Lawyer
  • 2016

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, British Columbia
  • 2015

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
    • Career
      Hassell Trial Counsel, Lawyer & Articling Student
  • 2014

    • Career
      Boyle & Co. LLP, Articling Student
    • Education
      Western University, LLM
  • 2010

    • Education
      Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, JD
  • 2007

    • Education
      McMaster University, BA (Honours)


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario