Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Posting Date:
Nov 02, 2021
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Area of Law:
Position Type:
FT, permanent
4-6 years



At Gowling WLG, our dedication to excellence and quality service begins with our people. As a global law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we pride ourselves on sourcing and retaining top talent who bring energy, passion and commitment to the delivery of outstanding client service.

When it comes to diversity, we not only accept it - we celebrate it, support it and thrive on it. To create an engaging and rewarding place to work, we seek to attract talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. Our aim is to help everyone reach their full potential and achieve their personal and professional goals.

Employee satisfaction is important to us. We work hard to ensure that our people are motivated, engaged and empowered. We are guided by our firm’s Core Values - The Power of Teamwork, Always Striving to be Better, We all Bring Something Different - in all that we do.

Our diverse group of legal professionals, law students, law clerks/paralegals, legal administrative assistants and business support services team work together, and are respected and valued for their individual contributions.


Conveniently located between Toronto and Niagara Falls, Hamilton offers big city amenities in a community driven atmosphere. It is truly the best of both worlds. The city boasts ample green space, robust public transit, a distinctive culinary scene and year-round festivals and sporting events. Hamilton is also home to some of the top-ranked post-secondary institutions in the world, and its economy is increasingly driven by entrepreneurial, tech and health care innovation. In short, Hamilton is a terrific place to live and work.


Gowling WLG’s Hamilton office is currently seeking an energetic Associate Lawyer with 4-6 years experience in commercial and civil litigation to join its dynamic Advocacy Group.  The candidate will work closely with strong teammates, senior advocates and great mentors to provide exceptional service. 

The ideal candidate must have proven client management skills, strong analytical, communication, and drafting skills, and be prepared to engage in a team environment on challenging work with our clients.

If you are a mid to senior level associate looking for a great opportunity, this could be the career move for you.


Gowling WLG has introduced a COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy that requires full vaccination against COVID-19 for everyone working in or visiting its Canadian offices effective September 27, 2021.  Accordingly, an offer of employment will be conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof of full vaccination. Any exemption request will be considered on a case-by-case basis and granted only where the request meets the requirements of applicable legislation.

Interested candidates should forward their resumes, including academic records, in confidence via the career page on our website:

Gowling WLG is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. 

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know.

While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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