Robin Phillips joined Lidstone and Company as an associate lawyer after completing a clerkship with five judges of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. She was called to the BC Bar in 2016.
Robin received her J.D. from the University of British Columbia, where she was awarded several awards for academic excellence, including the Barbara Bluman Memorial Prize in Dispute Resolution and the Bruce McColl Memorial Prize in Alternate Dispute Resolution.
Robin is also a mediator and is a Member of the Civil Mediator Roster of Mediate BC. Robin has mediated a range of disputes including insurance, property, and contract disputes.
In law school, Robin worked as a Research Assistant for a family law professor, assisting in the publication of a book on single motherhood by choice. Robin also worked as a Research Assistant for an environmental, property law professor assisting in a paper on cost-benefit analysis, postmodernism and environmental economics. Robin competed in the national Laskin moot in French, filmed and produced a documentary on Inglis v. British Columbia (Minister of Public Safety), 2013 BCSC 2309, conducted ethnographic research on the law school environment, and completed a specialization in law and social justice. Robin was also involved in a variety of volunteer activities.
Prior to law school, Robin earned an honours degree in English from the University of British Columbia where she was on the Dean’s List and received numerous awards for academic achievement.
Robin has represented clients in the Provincial Court of BC and the Supreme Court of BC.