Chris Christopher

Chris Christopher

Calgary: 403.776.3791
Fax 403.776.3800


LLB, 1997
University of Calgary
BA (Political Science), 1993
University of Calgary

Bar Admissions

Alberta, 1998


Chris Christopher is a member of the firm’s Energy and Infrastructure Practice. He advises oil and gas and power companies on a variety of commercial projects and transactions. His practice encompasses the acquisition and divestiture of energy assets and advising on a wide variety of aspects pertaining to energy project development, including joint ventures, construction, operation and maintenance, logistics and transportation, processing and marketing arrangements as they relate to LNG, oil sands, shale gas and power projects.

Chris’ legal expertise is supplemented by five years of business experience in various oil and gas companies.

Representative Work

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Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in energy: oil & gas (transactional) (2012-2019) and energy: power (transactional) (2011-2019)

Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in energy: oil & gas (transactional) and energy: power (transactional) (2017-2019)

Best Lawyers’ Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate law (2018-2019), energy law (2018-2019), oil & gas law (2019) and natural resources law (2010-2019)

The Legal 500 Canada—Leading lawyer in energy and natural resources: oil and gas (2019)

Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Energy and Environment Lawyers—Leading lawyer (2018)

Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal: Canada—Leading lawyer in energy (2013-2017)

Lexpert/Thomson Canada’s Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate commercial law (2012-2016, 2018-2019); energy: oil and gas (2013-2019)



Professional Involvement

Before joining Torys, Chris was a partner at another major Canadian law firm.