Gillian Bourke is an associate in the Yellowknife office of Lawson Lundell. Her practice focuses on general civil litigation, child protection, and defending clients against regulatory charges.

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 Northwest Territories, Member
  • Law Society of Nunavut, Member
  • Law Society of Ontario, Member
  • LEAF (Women's Legal Education & Action Fund), Law Program Committee Member

News & Publications

Speaking Engagements

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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