Timothy Cullen

Ottawa, Ontario

Timothy Cullen

Ottawa, Ontario

Timothy is an associate in McMillan's advocacy and litigation group. He is developing a civil, commercial and regulatory litigation practice in the firm's Ottawa office. Timothy advises and represents clients in a range of industries and matters, including commercial and contract disputes, construction litigation and international trade disputes, particularly anti-dumping/subsidy proceedings.

Timothy has appeared before various federal and provincial courts and tribunals. As a regulatory advocate, Timothy regularly represents appellants before the Social Security Tribunal and has assisted with matters before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, the Trademarks Opposition Board, the Copyright Board and judicial review proceedings before the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal.

Before joining the firm, Timothy served in various roles on Parliament Hill providing political and policy advice to Members of Parliament and Senators on a range of issues, particularly foreign affairs and international trade. He began his legal career as a McMillan summer student in 2013, returning as an articling student in 2014. While studying law at the University of Ottawa, he spent a summer working at the United Nations Office at Geneva for a member of the International Law Commission. He was also selected for a Dean's Research and Writing Fellowship. As a fellow, he reviewed Canada's legal authority to combat piracy on the high seas for the Legal Bureau of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.

Timothy is also a proud alumnus of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University and the University of Prince Edward Island. He is fluently bilingual.

  • Education
    • University of Ottawa
    • Carleton University