Paule Hamelin is a partner in Gowling WLG's Montréal office, practising primarily in commercial litigation, including product liability, contractual commercial disputes (including contracts pertaining to services, franchises, or leases), and bank litigation. She is also involved in the areas of marketing and advertising law, consumer protection law, and regulatory and compliance law, namely in the energy sector. A portion of her practice is also devoted to class actions where she leads cases dealing especially with advertising law and consumer protection issues. She has appeared as counsel before federal and provincial courts as well as administrative tribunals, and has represented clients in mediation. Paule practises law in English and French. She has been recognized in Chambers Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, and The Best Lawyers in Canada.