Olga McWilliam Benson Director

Olga McWilliam Benson practices primarily in personal injury litigation, and has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Canada for her work in this area yearly since 2022. She also practices general civil litigation, real estate and wills and estates. Olga routinely appears at the Supreme Court of NL and the Court of Appeal, and has also appeared at the Federal Court of Canada, Federal Court of Appeal, and the Tax Court of Canada. She has served several terms as a member of the Law Society’s Disciplinary Committee.

Outside of her practice, Olga served for many years as the Vice President of the SPCA, and was President of the NLSPCA Foundation, the major fundraising area. She remains passionate about animal welfare. Olga was a member of the organizing committee of the inaugural St. John’s International Circus Festival, and currently sits on the Board of Directors of Wonderbolt Circus. She also volunteered with Easter Seals on its Mermaids in the City campaign, and was chairperson of the gala finale.


Dalhousie University, Dalhousie Law School