Olga McWilliam Benson practices mainly in the areas of litigation, including personal injury, admiralty, corporate law and real estate. Olga routinely appears in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, Trial Division and the Court of Appeal. She has also appeared in the Federal Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal.
Olga has for many years been involved with the NL Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and served as chair of the SPCA Foundation. She also assisted in organizing “Mermaids in the City”, a major fundraiser for Easter Seals, and was chairperson of the gala finale. She currently serves on the Law Society’s Discipline Committee. Olga is a graduate of Dalhousie Law School and was admitted to the Newfoundland and Labrador Bar in 2001.