Kip Phillips Articling Student


Speaks:  English

Primary phone: +1 416-862-5785

Fax: +1 416-862-7661

Email: kip.phillips@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Toronto


Kip Phillips

Kip Phillips is an articling student in the Environmental Law Group and is pursuing a career in environmental law.

Kip graduated from the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia in May 2022, and received specializations in environmental and natural resources law, and social justice.

Kip has been volunteering at Animal Justice for more than five years, and was president of the UBC Animal Justice Club from September 2020 to May 2022.

She previously volunteered as the assistant to the Liberal Animal Welfare Caucus on behalf of MP Nathaniel Erksine-Smith, and completed a directed study and research paper, respectively, for the Pacific Centre for Environmental Law and Litigation, as well as the Canadian Environmental Law Association.

Kip also served as director of communications at the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE), and as an environmental and women's journalist at Women's Post and Alternatives Journal. In her spare time, she is a Girl Guide leader for her daughter’s group, and enjoys being a cat lady.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2022

    • Community
       2022
      Animal Justice, Volunteer (2014-2022)
    • Community
       2022
      Canadian Environmental Law Association, Student Volunteer
    • Community
       2022
      Canadian Environmental Law Association, Student Volunteer
    • Community
       2022
      Law Student’s Legal Advice Program (LSLAP), Animal Law Clinician Co-Head (2020-2022)
    • Community
       2022
      Pacific Centre for Environmental Law and Litigation, Student Volunteer
    • Community
       2022
      Parliamentary Office of MP Nathaniel Erksine-Smith, Assistant to the Liberal Animal Welfare Caucus (2019-2022)
    • Community
       2022
      Resumes for Moms, Volunteer (2021-2022)
    • Education
       2022
      University of British Columbia, JD
    • Community
       2022
      Girl Guides of Canada, Girl Guide Leader & Treasurer (2016-2022)
  • 2021

    • Rankings & Awards
       2021
      Doris Curtis Memorial Scholarship
  • 2019

    • Rankings & Awards
       2019
      Frank Iacobucci Entrance Award in Law
    • Rankings & Awards
       
      Law Foundation of British Columbia Public Interest Award