Andrew Wadden, Partner


About Andrew Wadden

Andrew Wadden has earned a reputation as someone who works tirelessly to defend the interests of his clients. As a result, Andrew’s clients benefit from the depth and breadth of his experience. His career spans many years having worked as an associate in one of the region’s largest firms, as in-house counsel for a large insurance company, and now as a founding partner of Wadden Peddigrew Hogan.

As a natural leader, Andrew was recognized as Valedictorian for his graduating class from Dalhousie Law School. He received the HG Puddester Award for his demonstrated academic and leadership ability.

In the community

In the community, Andrew has played an active role with the Royal St. John’s Regatta Committee, Holy Heart of Mary Theatre Advisory Board, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and has chaired the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section (NL) for the Canadian Bar Association. He is the 2019 Vice-Chair with the St. John’s Board of Trade. Also, Andrew has taught at Memorial University in the faculties of Human Kinetics and Recreation, and Business Administration, on the legal aspects of recreation and risk management, and business and the law in Canada.

In 2014, Andrew Wadden was awarded the Rotary St. John’s Northwest Aidan Maloney Young Professionals Award. This award is aimed at recognizing two young professionals, aged 25-40 years, who are doing great work in their community and who have potential to positively impact their vocations and communities in the future.

His experience, instincts, insights, as well as his commitment helping people, have led him to build a successful legal practice. As a lawyer, certified mediator, teacher and team leader, Andrew works to build strong presence in the community.

Call to the Bar


Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Criminal
  • General Litigation


  • Dalhousie University, LLB (2002)
  • Dalhousie University, Diploma Public Administration (1998)
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland, BA (1997)


  • Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Member, Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador Disciplinary Panel
  • Member, Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador Education Committee
  • Member, Legal Appointments Board
  • Adjudicator, Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Public Complaints Commission