Chris has a broad practice, with experience and interest in energy and natural resources, corporate and business, administrative and privacy law.
Chris represents clients in construction and engineering related matters, including drafting and reviewing contracts, litigation, administrative hearings and public private partnerships (P3). Chris also has extensive experience working in Fredericton’s technology sector and provides strategic advice to start-ups and high tech clients including RTIPPA requests and defences, privacy obligations and legal matters relating to Software as a Service (SaaS).
Before pursuing his legal career, Chris was an engineer in both New Zealand and Canada. He applies his background in electrical engineering to provide well rounded advice when dealing with construction and engineering related issues. During his time at UNB’s Faculty of Law, he was a Beaverbrook scholar and received the Barry Morrison prize for legal writing.
Chris is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the New Brunswick Law Society. He is the President/Treasurer of the New Maryland Sunbury Liberal Association and is a board member with NBSPCA. When not in the office, he enjoys playing music and spending quality time with his wife and his dog.
May 10, 2021
The Supreme Court of Canada continues to expand the scope of Aboriginal rights. On April 23, 2021, in R. v. Desautel, for the first time the…