Gowling WLG is an international law firm created by the combination of Gowlings, a leading Canadian law firm, and Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co (WLG), a leading UK-based international law firm.
With more than 1,400 legal professionals in 18 cities across Canada, the UK, Continental Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Gowling WLG provides clients with top-tier legal advice at home and abroad in a range of areas – from complex cross-border transactions and intellectual property matters to high-stakes litigation and disputes.
Our clients have access to in-depth expertise and experience in key global sectors, including advanced manufacturing, energy, financial services, infrastructure, life sciences, natural resources, real estate and tech. We pair this specific industry knowledge with renowned service area expertise to meet each client’s unique needs.
We see the world through our clients’ eyes, and collaborate across countries, offices, service areas and sectors to help them succeed, no matter how challenging the circumstances. Our culture is, above all, about people and teams, based on our belief in the power of relationships to deliver tangible business results.
Corporate, M&A and capital markets: We advise on a full range of corporate matters, delivering innovative business solutions to help you navigate the complexities of the commercial marketplace.
Energy: With top-tier expertise across the industry – including nuclear, electricity, renewables, mining, oil and gas, and government advisory and regulation – we understand your energy issues and know how to help you succeed.
Financial institutions and services: Working with domestic and international banks and insurers, our professionals deliver practical, innovative solutions that meet the demands of an ever-changing financial market.
Intellectual property: With a leading global network of award-winning IP professionals, Gowling WLG has been helping the world’s top organisations maximise their intellectual property assets for more than 125 years.
Life sciences: With more than 150 professionals across Canada, the UK and around the world, our life sciences group has the technical expertise to understand the unique challenges you face throughout your life cycle.
Litigation and dispute resolution: As one of the largest and most experienced litigation teams in Canada, we’re committed to protecting you in any dispute situation – from negotiation and mediation to arbitration and litigation.
Projects and infrastructure: Having overseen some of the largest PPP projects in Canada, the UK, France, Africa and the Middle East, we have the on-the-ground presence and in-depth knowledge to ensure the success of your project.
Real estate: With a strong presence in Canada, the UK, Asia and other global markets, Gowling WLG delivers a complete range of real estate services to a diverse clientele, including multinational development companies, national retailers and financial institutions.
Tech: Whether you’re a small startup or an established company, creating tech or leveraging it, our tech team can help you capitalise on market opportunities – and handle the complex issues that accompany them.
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