Chris’ counsel to clients in the infrastructure, energy and oil and gas sectors is backed by deep experience and industry background, bringing knowledge and perspective to clients’ corporate and commercial priorities, strategies and objectives.
Chris guides oil and gas and power companies through a wide range of their commercial projects and transactions. He regularly works with clients in their acquisitions and divestitures of energy assets, as well as the full spectrum of energy project development, from joint ventures, construction, operation and maintenance to logistics and transportation, processing and marketing arrangements as they relate to LNG, oil sands, shale gas and power projects.
Chris’ industry experience includes a business background working with various oil and gas companies, giving him market insight and a commercial mindset.
Chris Christopher is a brilliant lawyer, skilled tactician and an outstanding person. Chris has an impressive way of operating at the highest level while remaining approachable and accommodating with clients, which is a winning combination for our business leaders.
—The Legal 500, 2021
Recognition and Awards
Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in energy: oil and gas (transactional)
Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in energy: oil and gas (transactional) and energy: power (transactional)
The Legal 500—Leading lawyer in energy and natural resources: oil and gas
Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate law, energy law, natural resources law and oil and gas law
Lexpert/American Lawyer’s Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Leading practitioner in corporate commercial law
The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate commercial law, mergers & acquisitions, energy: oil & gas and energy: electricity
Who’s Who Legal—Leading Canadian lawyer in energy and oil & gas
Guide to the World’s Leading Energy and Environment Lawyers