Waddell Phillips wins ‘Plaintiff Firm of the Year’ award at the 2021 Benchmark Litigation Canada Awards

Waddell Phillips is delighted to have been chosen as ‘Plaintiff Firm of the Year’ at the prestigious 2021 Benchmark Litigation Canada Awards. Waddell Phillips saw off strong competition from firms who have performed exceptionally at both local and national levels. In the virtual awards ceremony held on May 12, 2021, Benchmark Litigation said of the […]

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Waddell Phillips joins with other foreign lawyers as amici curiae at the Supreme Court of the United States in the important corporate accountability case of Nestlé USA, Inc. v. Doe I

Oct 21, 2020 – Waddell Phillips has co-signed an amicus brief filed at the Supreme Court of the United States in Nestlé USA, Inc. v. Doe I.  The brief can be read here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/19/19-416/158368/20201021124552826_Nestle%20Amicus%20Brief.Final.October.20.2020.pdf The plaintiff/respondents in this case are former enslaved children who were kidnapped and forced to work on cocoa farms in the […]

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Cory Wanless in the news – “Evicting Lote Ocho – How a Canadian Mining Company Infiltrated the Guatemalan State”

September 26, 2020 – Cory Wanless and his clients featured in The Intercept regarding a lawsuit against Hudbay Minerals Inc. for the alleged gang-rapes of 11 Mayan Q’eqchi’ women at a Canadian owned mine in Guatemala. “[Rosa Elbira Coc Ich] and the others are now suing Hudbay Minerals Inc., a Toronto-based mining company that bought […]

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First Nations men sue Ontario Provincial Police over racial profiling and violent arrest

July 22, 2020 – Waddell Phillips lawyer Cory Wanless has teamed up with Promise Holmes Skinner to launch a lawsuit against the Ontario Provincial Police on behalf of two First Nations men, Randall May and Aaron Keeshig, regarding a violent police take-down, assault and arrest.  The lawsuit alleges the police committed racial profiling, Charter violations, […]

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Cory Wanless Nominated for Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada 2020

Cory Wanless was recently nominated for Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada in the Human Rights, Advocacy and Criminal category. Vote for him here, conveniently located at the bottom of the fourth page: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CL-Top25MostInfluential-2020 . Voting closes June 5, 2020. From his nomination: “Wanless was counsel in Maxwell-Crawford v TTC, the case […]

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