Wudassie Tamrat Associate

Speaks:  English, French, Spanish, Amharic

Year of Call: 2019 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 613-786-8673

Fax: +1 613-788-3415

Email: wudassie.tamrat@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Ottawa

Wudassie Tamrat

Wudassie Tamrat is an associate in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, practising in the Advocacy Group. Her practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, international trade law, and privacy and access to information.

Wudassie advises, represents and assists individual and corporate clients on a wide range of civil and commercial litigation matters, including contractual disputes and proprietary rights. She also provides strategic guidance and advice on privacy-related matters, export and import controls, sanctions, tariffs and other trade related concerns.

Wudassie obtained her law degree at Osgoode Hall Law School. During her studies, she served as a senior editor of the Osgoode Hall Law Journal. Prior to attending law school, Wudassie earned her BA (Honours) in Political Studies and Global Development Studies from Queen's University, where she served as the managing editor for Politicus Journal, an undergraduate peer-reviewed publication.

Wudassie practises in English, and in addition speaks French, Spanish and Amharic.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2019

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
    • Community
      Pro Bono Ontario
  • 2018

    • Education
      Osgoode Hall Law School, JD
  • 2017

    • Rankings & Awards
      Bikila Award for Academic Excellence and Scholarship
  • 2016

    • Community
      Executive Member and Youth Leader, Ethiopian and Eritrean Community Sisterhood, Toronto
    • Community
      Osgoode Mediation Clinic
  • 2015

    • Education
      Queen's University – BA (Hons.) Global development and political studies


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • County of Carleton Law Association
  • Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
  • Professional Association of Ethio-Canadians in Ontario