Tom Collins Articling Student


Speaks:  English, French

Primary phone: +1 416-369-7104

Fax: +1 416-862-7661

Email: tom.collins@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Toronto



Tom Collins

Tom Collins is an articling student in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office. He received his JD from the University of Toronto.

As a 3L student, Tom published his article, “Common Intentions: The Standard of Review for Standard Form Wills” in the Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal, vol 39, no 2. Tom also won the 2020 Patricia Julia Myhal Scholarship for Excellence in Legal Writing for his essay, “Bad, Barbarous, Bastard French: How One Curious Mongrel Language Defined the Legal Profession”. In 2019, Tom and his team also won the Davies Corporate/Securities Law Moot.

During his studies, Tom also served as Opinions Editor for Ultra Vires, the Faculty of Law’s independent student newspaper. He was also president of In Vino Veritas, the Faculty’s wine club.

Apart from wine, Tom’s personal interests include painting, art history and animal welfare. Regarding the latter, Tom fosters cats with special needs.

Tom was previously a summer student in the Advocacy Department of Gowling WLG’s Toronto office. He is splitting his articles equally between Business and Advocacy.

 

 

Career & Recognition

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  • 2020

    • Education
       2020
      University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, JD
  • 2019

    • Rankings & Awards
       2019
      Winner, 2019 Davies’ Corporate/Securities Moot
  • 2018

    • Community
       2018
      Editor, Ultra Vires
  • 2017

    • Community
       2017
      Co-president, In Vino Veritas
    • Community
       2017
      Associate Editor, University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review
  • 2016

    • Education
       2016
      Concordia University, Bachelor of Fine Arts (art history)
    • Community
       2016
      Volunteer Caregiver, Montreal SPCA
  • 2015

    • Education
       2015
      Co-director, Architecture Concordia
    • Rankings & Awards
       
      Concordia University Student Research Award
    • Rankings & Awards
       
      Bella Rabinovitch Art History Prize
    • Rankings & Awards
       
      Blakes Scholar