January 10, 2022

Lenczner Slaght Welcomes Two New Partners

Canada’s leading litigation firm is proud to announce that two of our exceptionally strong advocates have been promoted to our partnership. Congratulations, Christopher Yung and Delna Contractor!

“I am very excited to welcome Chris Yung and Delna Contractor to our partnership”, said Tom Curry, Managing Partner. “The retention and promotion of the next generation of courtroom advocates is the key to our long-term success. Chris and Delna have earned this by their commitment to excellence and their ability to deliver the results our clients expect every day.”

Chris’ practice focuses on commercial litigation. He has extensive experience representing clients in contract disputes, corporate governance, oppression and shareholder litigation, securities law matters and proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. He has appeared as counsel before all levels of Court in Ontario, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, as well as administrative tribunals and regulators. Chris helps clients navigate complex legal problems by combining his experience in advocacy with his prior background as a corporate lawyer. This unique background enables him to tackle any matter with a practical business perspective and to think outside the box for creative solutions. Chris gets down to the heart of the issues; focusing on the best outcomes for his clients and the paths to victory that lead there.

Delna has a wide range of experience in private and public law matters. Her civil litigation practice includes complex commercial disputes, restructuring and insolvency cases, civil fraud, professional negligence and defamation matters. Her public law practice includes workplace investigations and judicial reviews. She has appeared as counsel before all levels of court in Ontario, as well as arbitrations and administrative tribunals. Delna is a cut to the chase litigator who fiercely protects her clients’ interests. Her wide-ranging advocacy experience and strong analytical skills make her an effective and decisive litigator. Delna is committed to improving the legal profession and supporting BIPOC and first-generation lawyers through mentorship and her work with organizations such as the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, the Group of Racialized (Ontario) Women Litigators and the Commercial List Users’ Committee.

Chris and Delna will continue to be valuable contributors to our firm’s success. Congratulations, Chris and Delna!