For Gordon, client satisfaction is always the primary objective.  Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, refinance, or straighten up title to your family homestead; you’re starting a new business or taking an established company public;   Gordon’s creative approach to resolving legal issues will get you there.  He has a proven track record of tackling challenging issues and creating common ground through developing relationships of trust with clients and providing high quality mediation.

Gordon has been corporate counsel, corporate secretary and board director to businesses of all shapes and sizes; local, national and international businesses.  Gordon has developed an interest in the legal aspects of assisting green energy companies getting on their feet, achieving and maintaining regulatory green energy status, and regulatory compliance. He has successfully concluded initial public offerings and reverse takeovers. With over 35 years of experience,  Gordon has learned that the key to being successful in law is no different than in life:  people are what matter the most.

No matter how great or how small, your matter is important to us. We’re waiting for your call.

Areas of Practice

  • Residential & Commercial Real Estate
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Commercial Financing
  • Employment
  • Renewable Resources
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Estates
  • Personal Injury

Education

  • 2014 – Appointed Queen's Counsel
  • 1982 – Called to the Bar of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • 1982 – Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of New Brunswick
  • 1976 – Bachelor of Education from Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • 1975 – Bachelor of Arts from Memorial University of Newfoundland

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer Club Basketball Coach at Provincial, National, and International Tournaments
  • Volunteer Coach of Junior High School Boys and Girls Basketball Teams
  • Past Board Member of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Scout Group
  • Past Committee Member and Chairman of the Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador High School Legal Essay Contest from 1986 to its final year in 2014
  • Committee Member of the Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador Law School Entrance Scholarships
  • Governor of the Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Editorial Review for U.S. educational standardized testing publications
  • Past Board Member of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of St. John’s
  • Past Advisory Board Member of Allied Youth, Alcohol and Drug Dependency Commission
  • Author of articles for “You and the Law” – Evening Telegram (Public Legal Information Service)
  • Presenter of numerous Public Real Estate and Estate Planning Seminars

Contact

Email
gwoodland@swdb.ca

Phone
(709) 754-4845

Fax
(709) 754-5662

Legal Assistant

Nicole Round

Nicole Mouland
nmouland@swdb.ca