Gillian Bourke is an associate in the Yellowknife office of Lawson Lundell. Her practice focuses on civil litigation, child protection, and labour and employment.

Prior to joining Lawson Lundell, Gillian worked in a general practice law firm and as Crown Counsel in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Through this work, Gillian had the opportunity to travel to many communities in Nunavut and gained extensive court and trial experience.

Professional Activities

  • Law Society of Nunavut, Member
  • Law Society of Ontario, Member
  • Association of Justice Counsel, Regional Representative – Nunavut region 2019-2021
  • Family Law Association of Nunavut, Co-founder

News & Publications

Speaking Engagements

Assistant Contact

Bar Admissions

  • Northwest Territories (2021)
    Nunavut (2017)
    Ontario (2017)


  • University of Ottawa (J.D., 2016)
  • University of New Brunswick (MA, 2012)
  • University of New Brunswick (BA, 2008)
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