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  • Kelowna

Christopher's Assistant

Education

  • LLB, University of New Brunswick (2006)
  • BA, University of British Columbia (2002)

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 2007
BIOGRAPHY

Christopher York is a Kelowna-based litigation lawyer with a practice focused on personal injury, wills variation, and unjust enrichment claims. He has considerable courtroom experience and enjoys working with clients to create cost-effective litigation strategies to resolve legal disputes.

Christopher began his career practising in plaintiff personal Injury and insurance defence. By 2009, this had shifted almost entirely into commercial litigation and he became involved in wills variation and unjust enrichment claims before joining the firm in 2015.

Christopher has been practising as a lawyer in British Columbia since 2007. Christopher worked in the Vancouver office before relocating to Kelowna. He travelled extensively throughout Canada and Asia before earning his law degree.

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    Thomas v Foskett, 2018 BCSC 2369. Chris acted in a post-judgment application for a retrial after jury verdict favoring the defence and confirming that motions for judgment are no longer required.

    Mann v. Kathuria, 2017 BCSC 2229. Chris acted in a jury trial wherein the plaintiff sought to amend the notice of claim to include losses from the sale of a house in 2014 instead of the date of trial and finding such claims are not foreseeable. The jury went on to deliver a verdict favouring the defence.

    Demello v. Chaput, 2012 BCSC 1964. Chris acted in a successful mistrial application based on inflammatory remarks of opposing counsel. The trial continued by judge alone resulting in a judgment favouring the defence: Demello v. Chaput, 2013 BCSC 106.

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    • Member of Law Society of British Columbia