Philippa G. Samworth

Dutton Brock LLP

438 University Ave, Suite 1700
Toronto, ON M5G 2L9
Phone: (416) 593-4411
Fax: (416) 593-5922
E-mail: [email protected]

BA and LLB, Queen’s University. Called to the Bar of Ontario in 1979. Certified in 1990 by the LSO as a Specialist in Civil Litigation. Member of the CBA and MTLA. Author of numerous papers in the personal injury/MVA field and has lectured for the LSO, CBA(O), TAS, and other bodies. President of The Advocates’ Society (2002-2003); founding member of The Canadian Defence Lawyers and first recipient of the prestigious Lee Samis Award for Excellence, 2002. President of the Medico-Legal Society (2008); Chair of The Advocates’ Society insurance committee. Retained by the Ministry of Finance of Ontario as a consultant to the Ministry on its preparation and drafting of the Bill 59 automobile insurance legislation and its regulations. In 2000, was asked by the Government of Ontario to Chair the Advisory Board to make recommendations on the definition of catastrophic impairment: SABS. First recipient of Ontario Bar Award of Excellence in Insurance Law, 2006. Fellow of American College of Trial Lawyers, June 2007. Recipient of The Advocates' Society Medal, 2014. In 2019, the Canadian Defence Lawyers created The Philippa G. Samworth Award for Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession, recognizing individuals for distinguished service to women in the legal profession in Canada.

Year Called to the Bar:1979 (ON)
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