Partner, Baker McKenzie
Chris Burkett has been recognized by Legal 500 as a "Highly Recommended" lawyer and a 2018 Next Generation Lawyer. Chris has extensive experience in litigation, disputes, internal investigations and regulatory compliance, and has appeared before a variety of tribunals, all levels of trial court, and the Court of Appeal for Ontario. He has worked in the Firm's London office and conducted internal investigations of anti-corruption and human rights compliance issues for multinational corporations and their subsidiaries across many international jurisdictions. Chris also appears regularly on local and national tv news broadcasts as a legal analyst.
Prior to joining the Firm, Chris was a Crown Attorney and acted as lead prosecutor in numerous trials. His experience extends to matters involving administrative tribunals, judicial review applications, injunctions, trials, appeals and sensitive internal investigations.