A business lawyer with more than 40 years of experience in private practice in BC, Chris is a graduate of Queen’s University at Kingstonand Osgoode Hall Law School. He was admitted to the British Columbia bar in 1977.
Chris has a wide and varied professional experience. Over the course of his career, he’s served in numerous roles including criminal defence counsel, crown counsel, counsel for ICBC and as a barrister before every level of court in the province.
After a few months of self-imposed retirement in 2017, Chris happily returned to the legal profession and accepted a part-time senior associate position with Darnell Law Group in early 2018. The majority of his time is spent providing advice and counsel to small business owners.
As a dedicated supporter of ongoing education and development within the profession, Chris regularly participates in continuing legal education programmes. He has lectured extensively in business law to the Surrey Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Programme, the Entrepreneur Apprenticeship Programme, and the Youth Entrepreneurship Programme.
Professionally, Chris is a past member of the Canadian Bar Association, the BC Trial Lawyers Association and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.At the community level, he’s Past President of the Port Moody Foundationand is a former Parks Commissioner for the City of Port Moody.