Ram Sankaran Associate

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2008 - Alberta

Primary office:  Calgary

Ram Sankaran

Ram Sankaran is an associate lawyer in Gowling WLG's Calgary office, practising in all areas of corporate/commercial litigation.

Ram's background is as an immigration lawyer with an emphasis on litigation. With over 30 reported decisions, in his immigration practice, he has appeared before all types of administrative tribunals, as well as before the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal.

Ram's professional experiences have him well-positioned to work in the commercial litigation sphere as he has previously represented several multinational corporations as a solicitor. Due to his extensive litigation experience, he is also well-versed in effective oral and written advocacy.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2015

    • Community
      Calgary Legal Guidance - Volunteer, Mustard Seed Legal Clinic
  • 2012

    • Career
      Associate, Stewart Sharma Harsanyi LLP
  • 2008

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Alberta
  • 2007

    • Career
      Articling Student and Associate, Sherritt Greene
    • Education
      Dalhousie University, LLB
    • Education
      University of British Columbia, BA


  • Canadian Bar Association

Insights & Resources

Client work
31 December 2019 Iplayco closes plan of arrangement

Representative Work

  • Worked for multinational corporations, on short notice, to ensure that various skilled workers in their employ obtained the proper permits to work on oil and gas projects in both Canada and the United States.
  • Successfully represented several clients at the Federal Court of Canada to challenge administrative decisions. As a result of this work, many of these clients obtained status in Canada after initially being refused.

Client work

Client work
31 December 2019 Iplayco closes plan of arrangement