Waddell Phillips


36 Toronto St., Suite 1120
Toronto, ON M6S 4C2

Telephone:+1 647 261 4486
Fax:+1 416 477 1657

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Waddell Phillips Professional Corporation is a boutique litigation firm located in downtown Toronto.

Its founding partners are Margaret L. Waddell, John Kingman Phillips and A. Julia P. Tremain – all highly experienced litigators, practicing in diverse areas. Waddell Phillips’ lawyers’ practices include civil and commercial litigation, class actions, family law, regulatory/administrative law, and human rights.

Both Ms. Waddell and Mr. Phillips are seasoned commercial litigators and class action lawyers. Ms. Tremain has a diverse family law practice that includes both separations, divorces and custody issues, but also child protection.

Margaret Waddell is recognized as a leader in the field of plaintiff-side class actions, who has acted on a variety of cutting edge cases across a diverse range of causes of action including securities fraud, consumer protection, product liability and defective medical devices, as well as human rights abuses. John Phillips has been counsel on precedent-setting cases in diverse areas of practice, and across the country. Julia Tremain came to the private practice of family law after years at the Office of the Children’s Lawyer, and remains one of its most trusted outside counsel.

Waddell Phillips is recognized for its fearless advocacy coupled with thoughtful and strategic advice for its clients. They know when and how to reach sensible solutions for their clients, but are decidedly determined and persuasive courtroom advocates when required.  

  • Class Actions 

  • Civil Litigation

  • Family Law


Updated March 2021