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Gowling WLG is an international law firm built on the belief that the best way to serve clients is to be in tune with their world, aligned with their opportunity and ambitious for their success. Around the globe, our 1,400-plus legal professionals and dedicated business support teams do just that. We bring our deep sector expertise to understand and support clients' businesses, and see the world through their eyes.

Gowling WLG clients have access to expertise in key global sectors and a suite of legal services. Combined with our presence in 18 cities worldwide and specialized expertise in countries around the globe, we’re positioned to help clients achieve their objectives, wherever their business takes them. We’re proud to be recognized as a top employer, and actively encourage diversity and inclusion in our workplaces.

Around the world:

  • Beijing
  • Birmingham
  • Brussels
  • Dubai
  • Guangzhou
  • London
  • Monaco
  • Moscow
  • Munich
  • Paris
  • Singapore

Sectors

  • Automotive
  • Aviation, Aerospace & Defence
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Energy
  • Financial Institutions & Services
  • Food & Beverage
  • Life Sciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Natural Resources
  • Projects & Infrastructure
  • Real Estate
  • Retail & Franchising
  • Tech

Services

  • Advertising & Product Regulatory
  • Banking & Finance
  • Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)
  • Capital Markets
  • Charities & Not-for-Profits
  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Corporate Commercial
  • Employment, Labour & Equalities
  • Entertainment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Gaming
  • Government Affairs
  • Indigenous Law
  • Insurance & Professional Liability
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • M&A
  • Pensions
  • Practical LPM by Gowling WLGTM
  • Privacy & Data Protection
  • Private Equity
  • Procurement
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency
  • Supreme Court of Canada Services
  • Tax
  • White Collar Defence & Investigations

Calgary

421 7th Ave SW, Suite 1600
Calgary, AB, Canada, T2P 4K9
Phone: (403) 298-1000
Fax: (403) 263-9193

Toronto

100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl
Toronto, ON, Canada, M5X 1G5
Phone: (416) 862-7525
Fax: (416) 862-7661

Ottawa

160 Elgin St, Suite 2600
Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1P 1C3
Phone: (613) 233-1781
Fax: (613) 563-9869

Hamilton

1 Main St W
Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8P 4Z5
Phone: (905) 540-8208
Fax: (905) 528-5833

Kitchener

50 Queen St N, Suite 1020, PO Box 2248
Kitchener, ON, Canada, N2H 6M2
Phone: (519) 576-6910
Fax: (519) 576-6030

Vancouver

550 Burrard St, Suite 2300, Bentall 5, PO Box 30
Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6C 2B5
Phone: (604) 683-6498
Fax: (604) 683-3558

Montréal

1 Place Ville-Marie, Fl 37
Montréal, QC, Canada, H3B 3P4
Phone: (514) 878-9641
Fax: (514) 878-1450

Moscow

11 Gogolevsky Blvd
Moscow, Russia, 119019
Phone: +7 (495) 787-2070
Fax: +7 (495) 787-2071

London

125 Old Broad St, Fl 15
London, England, UK, EC3N 2LR
Phone: +44 (0)20 3004 3500
Fax: +44 (0)20 7920 9417

Beijing

2432-77 Jianguo Rd, Twr 3 - China Central Pl, Chaoyang District
Beijing, China, 100025
Phone: +86-10-8587-2286
Fax: +86-10-8587-2287

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  • In the drive for greater efficiency, law firms and in-house counsel are exploring and using contract automation programs that stand to redefine the practice of corporate law.
  • After the disappointing jurisprudential results experienced by Canadian business in 2015, the landscape more than evened out this past year — which is not to say that Canadian appellate courts ...
  • Tundra Energy Marketing Limited (TEML), a subsidiary of James Richardson & Sons, Limited (JRSL) completed its acquisition of the Enbridge South Prairie Region Pipeline System and related facilities ...
  • Jennifer King joined Gowling WLG as a partner practising litigation in the firm’s environmental law group. Over her career, she has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, as well as before ...
  • James Eamon, QC, was appointed to the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench. He was previously a partner with Gowling WLG.
  • Maxime Faille relocated to Vancouver from Ottawa. As the leader of Gowling WLG’s Aboriginal practice group, he has focused his 20-year career on Aboriginal and treaty rights, First Nation taxation, ...
  • Ruling overturns lower court decision requiring shareholder vote for acquiring company
  • Canada’s outdated financial regulation is incapable of dealing with today’s cyber-crime. Lawyers in the field are calling for an overhaul.
  • A door to preemption may be opening in Canada. And while multi-jurisdictional product-liability class actions remain uncertain, the mass tort movement has found increasing favor.
  • Governments have gotten the ball rolling on climate change plans. How quickly those plans unfold — and what level of financial support they entail — remains to be seen
  • Canada’s new say-what-you-pay rules follow an international trend that is radically changing how governments in developing countries work with mining companies
  • For Canadian municipalities, the federal government’s “Investing in Canada” $120-billion infrastructure plan, as outlined in the March 2016 budget, is both timely and critical. Across the country, ...
  • The blurring of lines between Big Law and New Law is getting blurrier, and it’s about time — even though the blur is still years away from being a blend. Lately, there has been a flurry of hook-ups ...
  • Franchisors face a complex and challenging legal environment across Canada
  • Existing technologies are achieving scale, the price is dropping and new technology is evolving rapidly
  • Interest emanating from state-owned enterprises, insurance companies and private interests
  • BayBridge offered double Amica’s market value, but the deal was hardly a love-in
  • Modern document automation goes beyond auto-fill. Coupled with artificial intelligence, this unstoppable force is poised to drive down legal costs and change the way lawyers practise
  • Gowlings has made the bold decision to become part of a global law firm with offices in 18 cities around the world under the name Gowling WLG. I have been asked by many colleagues why. Interestingly, ...
  • Many factors figure into whether a firm remains independent or joins an international one. As global consolidation continues, law firm leaders have to carefully choose which route is best suited to ...
Gowling WLG is a Lexpert-Ranked Firm in the following practice areas
Aboriginal Law Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Aboriginal Law Montréal, Québec Most frequently recommended
Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions Vancouver, British Columbia Repeatedly recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Class Actions Ottawa, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Class Actions Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Competition Law Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Computer & IT Law Calgary, Alberta Consistently recommended
Computer & IT Law Vancouver, British Columbia Consistently recommended
Computer & IT Law Ottawa, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Computer & IT Law Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Construction Law Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly recommended
Construction Law Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Corporate Finance & Securities Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Corporate Tax Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Energy (Electricity) Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly recommended
Energy (Electricity) Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Energy (Electricity) Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Energy (Oil & Gas) Calgary, Alberta Consistently recommended
Entertainment Law Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Environmental Law Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Environmental Law Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Franchise Law Vancouver, British Columbia Most frequently recommended
Franchise Law Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Ottawa, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Intellectual Property Calgary, Alberta Consistently recommended
Intellectual Property Vancouver, British Columbia Consistently recommended
Intellectual Property Ottawa, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Intellectual Property Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Intellectual Property Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Commercial Insurance Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Commercial Insurance Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Intellectual Property Ottawa, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Litigation - Intellectual Property Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Litigation - Product Liability Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly recommended
Medical Negligence Calgary, Alberta Consistently recommended
Medical Negligence Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Mergers & Acquisitions Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Mining Vancouver, British Columbia Repeatedly recommended
Mining Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Mining Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Professional Liability Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Project Finance Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Property Development Ottawa, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Property Development Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Property Leasing Ottawa, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Property Leasing Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Technology Transactions Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly recommended
Technology Transactions Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Technology Transactions Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Technology Transactions Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Transportation (Road & Rail) Ottawa, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Transportation (Road & Rail) Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
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