Greg Phillips

ICBC Injury Lawyer

Contact Greg for a free consultation.

Practice Areas

Greg was called to the bar in January 2010. Much of Greg’s practice is Personal Injury and ICBC injury cases. The remainder of his practice is focused on civil litigation and resolving disputes between individuals or businesses, including employment law. He has represented clients at trial in Provincial Court, Supreme Court, and the BC Court of Appeal, as well as at the Workers Compensation Appeals Tribunal. As seen in the selected cases, Greg has an excellent track record of success at trial.

While Greg has recovered fair compensation for his clients at many trials, he is also an excellent negotiator and has managed countless claims through to fair settlement or resolution.

Selected Cases

Stapleton v. Andrew, 2019 BCSC 678 (ICBC claim, recovered $161,191.64)
He v. Huang, February 5 2018 jury verdict (Assault and battery claim, awarded $447,450)
Stearman v. Powers, 2017 BCCA 165
(Commercial tenancy)
Stearman v. Powers, 2016 BCSC 263
(Commercial tenancy)
Crevier v. Thompson, 2015 BCSC 1552 (ICBC claim, recovered $301,102 before a 10% deduction)
McKenzie v. Mills, 2013 BCSC 1505 (ICBC claim, recovered $109,343.90)
Stearman v. Powers, 2013 BCSC 1160 (Commercial tenancy, successfully defended claim by landlord and recovered $18,861.60 in counterclaim)
Carrat v. ICBC, Carrat v. Dawley, WCAT-2012-02699 (Re), 2012 CanLII 87716 (BC WCAT)
Courtney v. Hutchinson, 2012 BCSC 188 (ICBC claim, recovered $105,151.73)
Parker v. Lemmon, 2012 BCSC 27 (ICBC claim, recovered $81,032.52)
Westby v. Kosolowsky, 2011 BCSC 1402 (successful appeal of Small Claims decision)
Furness v. Guest, 2010 BCSC 974 (ICBC claim, recovered $41,020.70 before contributory negligence deduction)
Haley v. Gust, 2010 BCSC 1143 (ICBC claim, recovered $223,123.20)
Little v. ICBC, WCAT-2010-02558 (Re), 2010 CanLII 75539 (BC WCAT)

About Greg

Greg Phillips was born in Edmonton, Alberta. He moved to Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia as a child, and has remained on the Island ever since.

Greg completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in English at Malaspina University-College (now Vancouver Island University) in 2006. After graduation, he went on to the University of Victoria Faculty of Law, obtaining his LL.B in 2009.

Greg is very active in the Nanaimo community.

He is the Past-President of the Rotary Club of Nanaimo North (where he has been a member since 2010). The motto of Rotary is “Service Above Self”, and the Rotary Club of Nanaimo North is heavily involved in projects dedicated to improving the lives of individuals both at home and abroad. 

Greg is the Past Chair of the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce. He served two terms as Chair from 2016-2018. 

He is also an active member of the Young Professionals of Nanaimo, which is a network of more than 150 members, working toward creating a vibrant and connected network of Nanaimo’s top young professionals, entrepreneurs and employees. 

He presently sits on the boards of the Nanaimo-Ladysmith School Foundation and the Nanaimo Hospital Foundation. 

Greg is also a Governor of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia.

He has been asked to speak at conferences on topics ranging from alternative dispute resolution (mediation, arbitration, etc.), client relationships, and trial techniques. as well as contribute articles to the TLABC’s quarterly publication, The Verdict.

Greg’s considerable and ongoing professional and community contributions were recognized when was recognized as one of  Vancouver Island’s “Top 20 under 40″ in 2016.


You can contact Greg at 250.756.3823(extension 236) or by e-mail at


Greg is a member of:

  • • Law Society of British Columbia
  • • Canadian Bar Association – BC Branch
  • • Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia (Board of Governors)
  • • Young Professionals of Nanaimo
  • • Rotary Club of Nanaimo North (Past-President)
  • • Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce (Past Chair)
  • • Nanaimo Ladysmith School Foundation (Director)
  • • Nanaimo Hospital Foundation (Director)
  • • Nanaimo Craft Beer Society (Founding Member and Secretary)