Francesca Ghossein
Francesca Ghossein
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Francesca Ghossein joined Field Law as an articling student in September 2020.

Francesca received her bilingual Common Law degree from the University of Ottawa and her Bachelor of Science with a major in Biology from the University of Alberta. During her law studies at the University of Ottawa, she worked as a teaching assistant and a research assistant in the fields of public law and privacy law. In her last year, she served as the president of the Law and Technology Student Association, and interned for the Department of Justice as well as the National Association for Women and the Law.

Francesca gained valuable experience as a summer student with Field Law in 2018 and is currently in her litigation rotation. Francesca is passionate about giving back to her community and is a board member of YWCA Edmonton.

Outside the Office

Francesca enjoys staying active by practicing martial arts, running, and leading workout sessions for friends. She also likes playing music, cooking and baking, learning new languages and discovering new local patios with friends. 

YWCA Edmonton
Board Member
2020 - Present
uOttawa Law & Technology Student Society
President
2019 - Present
uOttawa Law & Technology Student Society
Vice President (Events)
2018 - Present
Campus Food Bank – University of Alberta
Board Member
2016 - 2017
The Landing Society: Gender and Sexual Diversity
Board Member
2016 - 2017
Alberta Public Interest Research Group
Board Member
2015 - 2016
Association des Universitaires de la Faculté Saint-Jean (AUFSJ)
Vice President Internal
2015 - 2016
World University Service of Canada
Co-president – Campus Saint-Jean Chapter
2014 - 2014
University of Alberta
Campus Saint-Jean ambassador
2014 - 2014
Education
University of Ottawa, 2020, Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude
University of Alberta, 2017, B.Sc., Biology
Languages
English (Fluent)
French (Fluent)
Arabic (Fluent)
Italian (Limited working proficiency)
Spanish (Limited working proficiency)