Claire Phillips

Claire is a civil engineering graduate whose practice covers a wide range of commercial, project finance and regulatory matters focused in the construction, energy and infrastructure industries. She has experience assisting on complex projects related to commercial and industrial construction, renewable energy, and power generation.

Claire earned her J.D. from the University of Toronto, where she most recently served as a working group leader for the International Human Rights Program. Prior to law school, she obtained a Bachelors in Applied Science from Queen’s University where she received the Medal in Civil Engineering.

Claire joined Osler as a summer student in 2020 and completed her articles with the firm in 2022. Prior to joining Osler, Claire worked as a summer student at an intellectual property law boutique in Toronto where she gained experience as a member of the firm’s patent group.

Representative Work

  • Lanfine Wind

    Pattern Energy Group LP in its 150 MW Lanfine Wind power project

  • Paintearth Wind Project LP

    Potentia Renewables Inc. and Greengate Power Corporation in connection with the financing for the Paintearth Wind Project

Awards and Recognition

  • Gold Medal in Civil Engineering, Queen’s University, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Dean’s Scholar, Queen’s University, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Media Mentions

  • Osler News Sep 14, 2022

    Osler welcomes the 2022 first-year associates to the Toronto office

    Osler Toronto is pleased to welcome the following first-year associates:

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Community Involvement

  • International Human Rights Program (Global Health and Human Rights Working Group)
  • J.D. Student Ambassador, University of Toronto, Faculty of Law



  • University of Toronto, J.D.
  • Queen’s University, B.A.Sc (First Class Honours)


  • English