Chris practises corporate and commercial litigation, with a strong focus on class action defence, regulatory enforcement and cross-border litigation. Chris is a leader the firm’s competition litigation and investigations practice, and has served as co-Chair of Osler’s National Class Actions Practice. He is also Chair of the Criminal Matters Committee of the CBA (Competition Law Section). Chris has acted as lead counsel in numerous class proceedings across Canada involving allegations of anti-competitive conduct, securities and insider trading, misleading advertising and economic torts. Chris also has extensive experience in litigating commercial disputes involving oppression claims, directors' and officers’ liability, auditors’ negligence, insurance disputes, privacy and data breaches, and professional liability. Chris has acted in a number of leading antitrust, securities and disciplinary investigations and enforcement proceedings, and he has argued cases before trial and appellate courts across the country, including the Ontario Court of Appeal, the BC Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Prior to joining Osler, Chris served as a law clerk for the Right Honourable Antonio Lamer, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.