Gerry Stobo is the National Leader of the Public Procurement Group. He practises in the area of government contracting and procurement law and international trade law. Prior to joining Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, he was General Counsel to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal. Gerry regularly provides strategic and operational advice on complex procurements for governments, crown corporations and private corporations on public procurement issues. He has participated in numerous bid challenges before the CITT and Federal Courts. He recently completed a high-profile review of a preferential procurement policy for the Territory of Nunavut. He has written and spoken extensively on public procurement matters for audiences in Canada and the United States. Gerry is founder and chair of the highly successful Public Procurement Law lunch series. Gerry is ranked in numerous client and peer-rated reviews: Recognized by the 2014 Lexology Client Choice Awards as the exclusive winner in Public Law in both Canada and Ontario; Recognized: by The Best Lawyers in Canada® as the 2015 Ottawa Public Procurement Lawyer of the Year; as both a leading international trade lawyer and a leading public procurement lawyer in the 2015 and 2014 editions of The Legal 500 Canada; in the 2014 edition of Who's Who Legal: Trade & Customs; as a leading infrastructure lawyer in the 2013 Lexpert® Special Edition on Infrastructure; in Who’s Who Legal: Canada (Public Procurement, Trade & Customs); in The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Administrative and Public Law, International Trade, Public Procurement); in Chambers Global – The World’s Leading Lawyers (International Trade/WTO, Public Procurement); Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ Rating; in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Commodity Tax/Customs, International Trade Regulation); in Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading International Trade Lawyers; in 2015 Expert Guides as a leading lawyer in International Trade; in The International Who’s Who of Public Procurement Lawyers;in Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers;as a leading Canadian cross-border litigator in the 2014 Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigators.