For over a century, Gowlings has provided pro bono legal services in communities across Canada to those who need them most.
Our pro bono clients include charities, community organizations and individuals who are marginalized or disadvantaged, and without means to obtain legal counsel. Gowlings also performs legal services at no charge in support of organizations that advocate for the public good in matters of broad public concern.
Some of the organizations we've recently provided pro bono services for include:
To learn more about our pro bono efforts, download our Pro Bono Review.
At every level of our organization and across every office around the world, our professionals and staff have a personal commitment to giving back to the communities in which they live and work.
It's why we've been recognized multiple times with the CIBC's 'Spirit of Leadership' Community Award, bestowed annually to partner organizations that demonstrate distinctive corporate giving and community spirit.
Our people are supported by the Firm's charitable giving programs that allow for flexible work hours and the responsible use of office resources, staff expertise and time, as well as logistics and event support.
Gowlings' professionals regularly donate their time and resources to a wide variety of social, health, community and legal causes including: