Matthew Sherrard

Gowling WLG

1 Place Ville-Marie, Fl 37
Montréal, QC H3B 3P4
Phone: (514) 392-9428
Fax: (514) 878-1450

Matthew Sherrard is a partner in Gowling WLG's Business Law Group in Montréal, practising primarily in the areas of Indigenous law and governance. He provides strategic advice on a variety of commercial matters, and also has particular expertise regarding governance, health and social services, public security, as well as local and regional government. Matthew works closely with Indigenous clients on a variety of governance matters, including negotiations with provincial and federal governments, nation-to-nation agreements, board governance, and legislative drafting. He helps his clients to navigate complex and constantly changing legal landscapes, and he has lectured on Indigenous law matters at the University of Windsor. Matthew also assists clients in relation to commercial agreements and government relations matters, and has also advised extensively on renewable energy projects, including on environmental matters, power purchase and impact and benefit agreements. Matthew was called to the Bar in 2007 in Nova Scotia, and in 2008 in Québec and Ontario. He practises law in English and French, is fluent in Spanish and speaks some Arabic

Year Called to the Bar:2007 (NS); 2008 (QC); 2008 (ON)
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