Richard Wong of Osler on growing his infrastructure practice and leadership lessons along the way – Canadian Lawyer

Richard Wong

Mar 7, 2023

As a mentor, Richard Wong takes great pride in helping young lawyers develop as leaders, he says in an interview with Canadian Lawyer.

“You have to show that you are not just a worker but an owner,” says Richard.

At networking events, Richard believes it is often about helping younger lawyers understand how to overcome stereotypes and see themselves as leaders. “This is an area that isn’t talked about; how does the system work?,” he says. “Sometimes calling out the perception is the first step . . . There are a lot of things I can convey on the progression. I do fear that folks don’t mentor enough. It is about developing champions.”

Read the full article by author Tim Wilbur posted by Canadian Lawyer on March 7, 2023.