Chris Selby practices civil litigation and dispute resolution, with an emphasis on commercial matters, in the Cassels Brock Advocacy Group. He adopts a practical and business-focused approach when advising clients, based on both his academic and “real world” business experience.
Chris has acted for clients in navigating and resolving contract disputes, libel and defamation matters, shareholder disputes, and construction law disputes. He has also advised clients on elections and municipal law issues and on matters before administrative tribunals. Chris works with companies in a broad range of industries such as natural resources, real estate, and technology.
Chris is an active volunteer. He has successfully represented registered early childhood educators facing complaints before the College of Early Childhood Educators, on a pro bono basis. He is also a frequent political campaign volunteer. Following his articling term, Chris volunteered teaching business skills development classes to young entrepreneurs in Takoradi, Ghana.
Chris graduated from the H.B.A. Program at the Ivey Business School at Western University, on the Dean's List, and from the J.D. Program at Western Law. He joined Cassels Brock as a summer student in 2011 and completed his articles at the firm in 2014. Prior to joining Cassels Brock, Chris worked in policy development for a Federal Cabinet Minister and researched in the area of electric utilities regulation.
Chris enjoys spending time on his family’s farm in Newcastle, Ontario.