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Practice Areas

Appeals and Judicial Review

Class Actions

Constitutional Litigation

Corporate Commercial Litigation


Employment Law

Judicial Inquiries and Inquests

Mediation and Arbitration

Professional Discipline and Regulation

Public and Administrative Law

Securities Litigation

White Collar Crime


Chris Paliare O. Ont., LSM, is one of Canada’s premier litigators at trial and appellate levels, shareholder disputes, securities litigation, administrative law, Charter of Rights and Freedoms and constitutional litigation, class actions, employment law and white collar criminal law.

Chris has supervised the conduct of multi-jurisdictional litigation. He is a frequent lecturer and speaker to professional industry groups on the impact of litigation trends.

Chris Paliare is the recipient of the following:

OBA Award of Excellence in Civil Litigation - 2016

The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal - 2012

Order of Ontario - 2011

Osgoode Hall Law School Alumni Association Gold Key Award for Outstanding Achievement - 2008

Law Society Medal - 2004

Professional Memberships

International Academy of Trial Lawyers (Eastern Canadian Chair), Fellow

International Society of Barristers, Fellow

American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow, former Ontario Provincial Chair, and Honourary Member of COMBAR

Canadian Bar Association, Member

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Member

LSUC, Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation

The Advocates’ Society, Member