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Caroline Mowat


“Focused on delivering successful outcomes through effective consultation and preparation.”
Caroline MowatCaroline Mowat


Caroline practices civil litigation with a focus on insurance defence, personal injury, property loss, occupiers' liability, subrogation and general negligence claims.  

She obtained her undergraduate degree at Queen’s University, completing one year abroad at Maastricht University in the Netherlands.  She pursued her legal studies at Bond University in Australia, where she received several academic awards including Dean’s List and First in Class in Tort and Criminal Law. During her studies, she competed in the school’s mooting and negotiation competitions and volunteered for a legal clinic.

She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Hamilton Law Association.

Outside of the office, Caroline is a sports enthusiast.


  • Called to the Bar in Ontario in 201​6
  • Bond University, Juris Doctor, 2015
  • Queen’s University, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology, 2012 


  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Hamilton Law Association


  • Recipient of academic awards including Dean’s List and First in Class in Tortious Liability and Criminal Law and Procedure. 



Hughes Amys' Bill Chalmers successful before Ont. C.A. in sustaining finding of no defence obligation

In respect of the previous Blawg post, pasted below, in the now-titled Mori Essex Nurseries Inc. v. Northbridge General Insurance Corporation, further congratulations go to our Bill Chalmers who was successful before the Ontario Court of Appeal in......


Ont. Super. Ct. dismisses summary judgment motion in occupiers case finding genuine issues requiring a trial

Many thanks to Caroline Mowat for preparing the following case note on the Ontario Superior Court decision of Douglas v. Borthwick while I was away, which I've lightly edited: In Douglas v. Borthwick, Ontario Superior Court Justice Rady refused t......


Hughes Amys' Bevin Shores and Caroline Mowat's Paper and Presentation on the Insurance Act threshold

Congratulations to our very own Bevin Shores and Caroline Mowat for the superb paper on the statutory threshold they prepared for the Ontario Bar Association's November 7th, 2017 program entitled, "Motor Vehicle Tort Litigation in Ontario: Critica......


Hughes Amys' Caroline Mowat secures costs award in favour of defendants despite administrative dismissal being set aside

Further to the previous post, pasted below, about Aube v. Quinnell, congratulations to our Caroline Mowat who was successful in persuading Ontario Master Muir that costs should be awarded to the defendants notwithstanding the plaintiff having secu......


On motion where Hughes Amys' Caroline Mowat was defence counsel, Ont. Master sets aside administrative dismissal but suspends pre-judgment interest for approximately 33 months

In Aube v. Quinnell, Ontario Master Muir set aside the Registrar's order dismissing this February 2011 mva action for delay. However, Hughes Amys' Caroline Mowat, who acted for the defendants, was able to secure an order suspending pre-......


Many Thanks to Randy Maniloff for his review of Ontario Insurance Law & Commentary!

On a personal note, I very humbly thank Randy Maniloff of the U.S. firm of White & Williams for his very kind words in his most recent edition of his newsletter, Coverage Opinions, about the latest (2018) edition of Ontario Insurance Law &......


Bevin Shores' and Caroline Mowat's 2016 Auto Threshold Update

Please find attached the excellent paper updating the 2016 case law (to date) on the automobile accident threshold prepared by Bevin Shores and Caroline Mowat, and the terrific PowerPoint presentation given by Bevin, at the Hamilton Law Assoc......

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