Spencer Toffoli


Spencer Toffoli


Spencer has a civil litigation practice specializing in personal injury, employment and human rights, insurance coverage, and general insurance defence.  She has successfully appeared for clients at the BC Supreme Court, BC Provincial Court, and various administrative tribunals in BC, as well as at countless mediations and out of court negotiations.

Spencer is passionate about finding creative and practical legal solutions to achieve her clients aims.  She believes in remaining dogged in advancing her clients’ interests while simultaneously taking a common sense approach to resolving disputes.

She is proud to practice at Whitelaw’s Victoria office, enabling her to provide premium legal services to Vancouver Island clients, while continuing to practice across the province.  Community involvement is important to Spencer, and at present she is actively involved as a CBA Young Lawyers Victoria section executive, with Whitelaw’s Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, and regularly participates in fundraising for Covenant House Vancouver, the United Way, and other charities.

In her free time, Spencer enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, skiing, and enjoying the beautiful Island outdoors.

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J.D. University of Victoria, 2019
B.A., University of British Columbia, 2014

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Called to the British Columbia Bar in 2020
Member of the Law Society of British Columbia
Member of the Canadian Bar Association
Member of the Advocates Society


“It’s not you, It’s me: Disclaimer of Contracts in Receivership and CCAA proceedings”, co-authored with Matthew Nied, 2018 Annual Review of Insolvency Law, presented at the February 2019 ARIL conference in Montréal.