Patrick Cajvan Associate

Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 2021 - Québec

Primary office:  Montréal

Patrick Cajvan

Patrick Cajvan is an associate in Gowling WLG’s Montréal office.

Patrick holds a bachelor’s degree in civil law from Université de Montréal and a juris doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School (York University) in Ontario. Throughout his studies, he has been involved in many pro bono projects. He has notably been nominated for the Chief Justice Richard Wagner Access to Justice Award for his work at the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly.

Having a strong interest in politics and international relations, he co-founded the Comité Droit et Politique within the Université de Montréal’s law faculty. He also studied Chinese law at the China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) in Beijing, China.

Patrick was awarded the Continuation Flying Scholarship and holds a private pilot license. He has always been passionate about aviation: before joining the Gowling WLG team, he worked at a multinational aerospace company. He has also been very involved in the Royal Canadian Air Cadets movement.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2021

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Québec
  • 2020

    • Rankings & Awards
      Nominated for the Chief Justice Richard Wagner Access to Justice Award
    • Education
      Osgoode Hall Law School, JD (York University)
  • 2019

    • Career
      Civilian Instructor, Royal Canadian Air Cadets
    • Education
      Université de Montréal, LLB
  • 2017

    • Career
      April 2017
      Co-founder, Université de Montréal’s Comité Droit et Politique
    • Education
      Customer Experience Representative, Bombardier Business Aircraft (Global twin-jet engine aircrafts)
  • 2016

    • Rankings & Awards
      June 2016
      Next Generation Recognition Award in the aerospace sector
  • 2015

    • Education
      December 2015
      The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award (Silver)
    • Education
      August 2015
      Continuation Flying Scholarship (Air Force Association of Canada)