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Chris Kinnear Hunter

About

Chris* maintains a diverse commercial and regulatory practice acting for governments, international organizations, banks, multi-national corporations and regulated professionals. Whether in court, a tribunal or a high-stakes boardroom meeting, Chris plays§ to win at all times. Before joining Lenczner Slaght, Chris worked for a Public Inquiry and spent time in the trade and investment group at the Canadian Embassy in Washington D.C., where he honed his strategic decision-making skills. As a life-long hockey player, he knows how to stick handle high-stakes cases where every party is playing for keeps . A skilled advocate, he shares his advocacy tips and tricks as a moot coach of his alma mater's Jessup Moot team and as a member of the Gale Cup Moot committee. Chris has also written articles on topics ranging from international arbitration to securities law. .

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Chris Kinnear Hunter

is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.

His practice encompasses a broad range of civil litigation, including corporate-commercial, administrative and regulatory matters. He has a particular focus on shareholder disputes, corporate restructuring and insolvency proceedings and class actions.

As part of his professional liability practice, he routinely defends physicians on behalf of the Canadian Medical Protective Association.

Chris has been counsel at all levels of Court in Ontario, the Supreme Court of Canada and any number of statutory and arbitral tribunals throughout the Province. He has published a number of articles on topics ranging from international arbitration to securities law.

Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, Chris worked for the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry undertaken by the Province of British Columbia and in the trade law and investment group at the Canadian Embassy in Washington D.C.

While at law school, Chris and his teammates placed first in both the Lerners LLP and Gale Cup moots and were selected to represent Canada at the Commonwealth Moot in Cape Town, South Africa. Since being called to the Bar, Chris has remained involved in mooting as a coach of Osgoode Hall’s Jessup Moot team and as a member of the committee responsible for staging the Gale Cup.

  • The Advocates' Society

  • Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History

  • Canadian Bar Association

  • Ontario Bar Association - Civil Litigation Section
    E-Discovery Section

  • Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners

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