Clark Wilson Appoints Emily Clough as Managing Partner

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Clark Wilson announces new Managing Partner Emily Clough

Clark Wilson is pleased to announce that effective January 2024, Emily Clough is the firm’s Managing Partner.

“Emily is a proven leader to guide the firm in our next chapter,” said Clark Wilson’s outgoing Managing Partner, James Speakman. “She exemplifies our core values of caring, excellence, service, teamwork, trust and integrity, which are critical in building strong relationships with our clients and people. I am pleased to welcome Emily to the role and look forward to the firm’s successes under her guidance.”

Emily is a nationally-renowned Estates and Trusts lawyer who is consistently recognized by her peers across the country as a Best Lawyer® in Canada and a repeatedly recommended lawyer by Lexpert®.

“It is an honour to be chosen by my colleagues as Managing Partner of Clark Wilson,” said Emily Clough. “I look forward to continuing the great work that James has done to ensure we’re continuously providing the exceptional service we’ve built our reputation on. James’ vision has helped strengthen and grow our firm over his ten-year tenure as leader.”

In addition to her extensive legal practice, Emily has held multiple leadership roles at the firm, including her role with Clark Wilson’s executive committee, advising on strategic direction and development. Emily is an active member of the legal community and is regularly invited to speak at national conferences.