Year called to bar: 1996 (QC); 1999 (ON); 2014 (BC)
Christopher Richter’s skilled advocacy in complex corporate and commercial disputes helps leading organizations advance their interests both in and outside the courtroom. Christopher is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who practises in the fields of corporate, commercial and civil litigation and dispute resolution, including advising on litigious aspects of corporate transactions. His practice also includes class actions, securities litigation, professional liability, product liability and employment law. He has appeared before the Québec courts of first instance and of appeal, the superior courts of several other provinces, the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court of Canada, and numerous arbitration panels and administrative tribunals (including the Québec securities commission and energy board). Leading Canadian and international companies prize Christopher’s risk analysis advice in litigious matters and conflict prevention regarding their interests and operations in Québec and across Canada. Christopher is fluently bilingual in English and French.