Wiam Akil

Summer Student


Wiam is a Summer Student at BLG’s Ottawa office for the 2021 summer term. He is focusing on Disputes and Corporate law.

As a law student, Wiam serves as a peer mentor and member of the Business Law Society. Prior to joining BLG, Wiam was an intern at the Senate of Canada and has many years of professional experience in sales and customer service.

Wiam chose to work at BLG because of the firm’s established commitment to student development, expertise across multiple areas of the law, and emphasis on diversity and inclusion.

In his spare time, Wiam enjoys discovering new biking trails, playing tennis with friends, and trying out local restaurants.


  • JD, University of Ottawa, 2022
  • BA (Hons.), University of Ottawa, 2019