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Chris* is an associate with a broad litigation practice, specializing on corporate commercial and securities law matters. Chris thinks§ through legal problems aided by his previous background as a transactional lawyer where, prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, he focused on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance and securities. This unique training enables Chris to think outside the box when assisting clients in navigating through complex issues. He combines his experiences in advocacy and legal analysis with a practical business perspective. .


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  • Bar Admissions:
    • Ontario (2012)
  • Education:
    • University of Toronto (2011) JD (Honours)
    • London School of Economics and Political Science (2006) MSc in International relations (Merit)
    • University of British Columbia (2005) BA Political Science with International Relations (Honours)


Christopher Yung

is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.

Chris has a broad litigation practice, with a focus on commercial litigation, securities litigation, insolvency and restructuring, and shareholder disputes.

Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, Chris practiced with a leading international Canadian firm as a corporate transactional lawyer in Toronto and London, UK, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and general corporate commercial matters.

Chris graduated with honours from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, in 2011. While in law school Chris participated in the 2010 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, receiving an oralist award. Chris also received a course prize in Canadian income tax law, and studied a term abroad at the University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law.

Before attending law school Chris completed a masters in international relations at the London School of Economics, worked at NATO headquarters in Brussels, and at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in Ottawa.

  • The Advocates' Society

  • Canadian Bar Association

  • Ontario Bar Association

  • ABA Client Counseling Competition (2009)

    Intraschool Winner

  • Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Prize in Taxation (2009)

  • Fasken Martineau Moot on International Law (2009)

    First place team, distinguished oralist prize.

  • Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (2010)

    Third place oralist, Canadian rounds.

  • The Legal 500 Canada (2021)

    Dispute Resolution (Rising Star)

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