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Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP

Immigration

2 ranked lawyersBand 4Nationwide - CanadaCanada 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Gowling WLG is a dynamic law firm with an immigration group serving an impressive array of clients, including high-profile multinational corporates. Its experience includes assisting with US expansion issues and advising on COVID-19 travel restrictions. Clients in sectors such as banking, energy and telecoms benefit from access to the firm's offices across Canada, including in Waterloo Region.

Strengths

Sources say: "They are proactive, and present the pros and cons of options for each situation as it arises."

One interviewee highlighted the firm's "great customer service," and said that it "provided practical business and legal advice."

Notable practitioners

Kitchener-based Bill MacGregor serves major clients in sectors such as technology, energy and food and beverages. He is well versed in advising on personnel movement and obtaining work permits.

Based in Calgary, Krista Schofer 's immigration expertise is complemented by a broader focus on employment and labour law. She is admitted to practice in both Alberta and Massachusetts.
"Her timeliness of response, attention to detail, and ability to be flexible to my business needs are very much appreciated.""Krista is very knowledgeable and has great experience."

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Immigration

Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP

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Location

1600-1 First Canadian Place

100 King Street West

Toronto

Ontario

Canada

ON M5X 1G5

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Nationwide - Canada

Immigration


Bill MacGregor
Band 3
Krista Schofer
Up and Coming