Rebecca Wakeam


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Rebecca Wakeam

An associate in the Family Law Group, Rebecca’s practice focuses on all aspects of family law, including complex property disputes, parenting issues, income determination, child support, spousal support, jurisdictional matters, and domestic contracts (marriage contracts and cohabitation agreements).

Rebecca takes a practical and solution-oriented approach and is a zealous advocate for her clients, tailoring her services to respond to their needs most appropriately at some of the most difficult times of their lives. While she aims to facilitate a resolution through negotiation where possible, she has gained experience in all areas of dispute resolution, including mediation, arbitration and litigation, and is adept in identifying the best resolution process when conflicts arise. Rebecca has appeared before various levels of court across Ontario.

With service excellence a top priority, Rebecca invests time at the outset of a client relationship to understand their unique circumstances and the most effective way to achieve their objectives. A trusted advisor, clients have praised Rebecca for her patience, compassion and her ability to distill complex legal concepts into language they understand. She provides clients with skilled counsel and guidance about their rights and obligations, makes sure they are comfortable with what is happening in their case and is accessible to respond to any concerns.   

Testament to her professional capabilities and service excellence, Rebecca earned a Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” recognition. 

Credentials & Affiliations

  • Credentials
  • Memberships
  • Ontario Bar, 2017
  • JD, The University of Western Ontario, 2016
  • BJourn, Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), 2013
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association