- Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (2004)
- Fellowship Certificates in E-Discovery and Computer Forensics (2007), Securities Law (2009) and Litigation Support Document Management (2009), ILCO
- York University (2004) Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution
With over two decades of experience, Christina has worked on files involving commercial litigation, medical negligence, securities litigation, pharmaceutical litigation and construction lien actions, among many other matters. She assists Lenczner Slaght lawyers during all litigation steps, including document collection and production, examination for discovery, mediation, arbitration, trial, and appeals. Christina has extensive experience in managing large, document-intensive cases.
Christina has mastered a wide array of electronic document and eDiscovery platforms, including Summation iBlaze, Clearwell, Ringtail, Relativity and the iPro suite of Eclipse platforms. She has overseen several of the firm's eDiscovery projects.
Counsel to the respondent auditor in two proceedings brought by the Ontario Securities Commission under the Securities Act resulting in the first no contest settlement under OSC Staff Notice 15-702: Revised Credit for Cooperation Program.
Counsel for the defendant auditors of Sino-Forest Corporation in connection with a shareholder class action claiming damages in order of $9 billion on behalf of primary and secondary market purchasers and debt-holders. Successfully resolved proceeding and coordinated precedent setting settlement approval of a Canadian class action within the context of an ongoing CCAA proceeding. Counsel in appeals from settlement approval to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada, both of which were dismissed.
Counsel in a successful defence of the defendant brokerage firm at a lengthy trial before the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia in an action for negligence and breach of contract arising out of the alleged manipulation of shares of Knowledge House Inc.
Counsel to Devonshire Trust in a case arising out of the disruption of the Canadian Asset Backed Commercial Paper market in August 2007. Devonshire Trust was successful after a lengthy trial. The Court of Appeal affirmed the trial judge's decision and found that Barclays' notice terminating the swap transaction was invalid because of Barclays' misrepresentation and bad faith.
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