Ross F. Earnshaw

Gowling WLG

50 Queen St N, Suite 1020, PO Box 2248
Kitchener, ON N2H 6M2
Phone: (519) 575-7525
Fax: (519) 571-5025

Ross is a leader of Gowling WLG’s Commercial Litigation Group. He is recognized by his peers as one of the top litigators in Canada. He has also been recognized by Lexpert® and Best Lawyers for outstanding work in the area of civil litigation, with emphasis on estate litigation and commercial and real estate-related litigation, including construction liens. He has also worked in the areas of insurance law, employment law (wrongful dismissals) and banking, including collections, priorities and mortgage enforcement. He has extensive experience as a trial and appellate lawyer and as a strategic problem-solver in complex disputes, working closely with clients and counsel. Ross appears as counsel before all levels of courts in Canada, as well as before numerous administrative tribunals. Ross became a Bencher of The Law Society of Ontario in June 2012, chairs both the Compliance Based Entity Regulation Task Force and the Real Estate Liaison Group and serves on the Priority Planning Committee, Access to Justice Committee and the Board of Directors of LibraryCo. In 2016 he was appointed by Convocation as the Ontario Councillor to the Federation of Law Societies of Canada, becoming President on November 15, 2018. Year called to the Bar: 1979.

Year Called to the Bar:1979 (ON)
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Litigation - Corporate Commercial
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Construction Law
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