Christine Wadsworth is an associate in McCarthy Tétrault’s litigation group in Toronto. She maintains a broad litigation practice with an emphasis on commercial litigation, professional liability, criminal and appellate advocacy.
Christine has served as lead counsel at both the trial and appellate level. She has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, including the Court of Appeal. She has also appeared before the Competition Tribunal, the Discipline Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board, and the Consent and Capacity Board. She regularly acts as a Prosector before the Ontario College of Teachers’ Discipline Committee and Fitness to Practise Committee. Christine serves as co-director of McCarthy Tétrault’s pro bono criminal defence program, which provides pro bono representation on criminal trials and appeals.
Christine received her JD from the University of Toronto and her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with Distinction in Political Studies from Queen’s University. Christine is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, the Advocates’ Society, the Criminal Lawyers’ Association and the Women’s White Collar Defense Association.