Madeleine Carter

Maddy joined the class actions practice group at Wagners in 2014.

She represents plaintiffs in provincial and national class actions involving product liability, privacy breaches, pharmaceuticals, defective medical devices, institutional abuse and environmental contamination.

Maddy is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada (2011) and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society (2015). After practicing in Toronto for three years, and before returning home to Halifax, she received the Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr. Scholarship to attend the University of Cambridge. There she obtained her Master of Law degree with a specialization in public international law.

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 2011
  • Nova Scotia, 2015

Professional Memberships

  • Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Atlantic Provinces Trial Lawyers Association
  • Canadian Bar Association

Professional Qualifications

  • Master of Law, Cambridge University, 2014
    • Dr. Amanda Perreau-Saussine de Ezcurra Law Prize for the study of the history and philosophy of international law, 2014
    • Trinity Hall Ian Malcolm Lewis Prize for Law, 2014
    • Trinity Hall Bateman Scholarship, 2014
    • Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr. Scholarship providing full university and college fees (Cambridge Commonwealth Trust and Canadian Institute of
      Advanced Legal Studies), 2013-2014
  • Bachelor of Law, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, 2010
    • Dean’s List, 2008-2010
    • Alistair Fraser Scholarship for first-class average in law, 2008-2010
    • Schulich Scholarship for academic merit and community involvement, 2010
    • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt Prize for highest mark in Securities Regulation, 2010
    • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP Prize for highest combined mark in corporate law courses, 2010
    • Canadian Bar Association NS Branch Scholarship for high scholastic average and achieving the objects of the Canadian Bar Association, 2010
    • Stuart Clarke Lane Memorial Prize for highest mark in administrative law, 2010
    • Edna Chambers Class of ’77 Prize for highest mark in judicial remedies, 2010
    • Angus L. MacDonald Prize for highest mark in tort law, 2008
    • Law Foundation of Nova Scotia Entrance Scholarship, 2007
  • Bachelor of Science, Dalhousie University, 2006
Sam M
Sam M
16:11 19 Jan 18
Dyana was so kind to help me and respond to my query within 24h even though they do not pursue the specific class action I was looking for. She sent me few links by email. Thank you Dyana.
linda frausell
linda frausell
01:21 16 May 17
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frank slaunwhite
frank slaunwhite
16:29 03 May 17
Ray Wagner and his legal team have been representing my niece and I for many years. They have been honest and quick to respond to all our needs in a professional manner. I highly recommend Wagners Law Firm and appreciate their caring approach. Thanks
Missy Day
Missy Day
12:03 06 Oct 16
I can't speak highly enough about the lawyers at Wagners who represented me for injuries from not one but two motor vehicle accidents. They were very professional and approachable. I was kept informed of all steps in the process and all of my inquiries were responded to and dealt with very quickly. The lawyers are knowledgeable and showed great empathy for what I was going through. I would recommend this firm to anyone!
Nicholas Gordon
Nicholas Gordon
11:30 06 Oct 16
I contacted Wagners about a motor vehicle accident. I was able to speak with someone right away. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. I received a response about pursuing a case the next day. I would highly recommend this firm.
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