Novel phosphine oxides, (((3-methylpyridin-2-yl)amino)methyl)diphenylphosphine oxide (1) and diphenyl((pyrazin-2-ylamino)methyl)phosphine oxide (2), were synthesized and characterized. Phosphines ligands (3 and 4) were obtained by the reduction of 1 and 2 with AlH3, monitored by P-31 NMR spectroscopy. Pd(II) complexes of 3 and 4 were synthesized and characterized (5 and 6). The catalytic activity of 5 and 6 was tested on the reaction of styrene with both activated and deactivated aryl bromides in air. The results of the catalytic experiments were discussed through DFT calculations.