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Chris Wendell

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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada





Chris’ preferred areas of practice area are Agricultural Law, Real Estate, Mortgages, Property Development, Wills, Estates, Commercial Law, Corporate, Family Law, and General Litigation.


Bachelor of Law Degree, University of British Columbia, May 2006.
Graduated with distinction from Okanagan University College (now University of British Columbia – Okanagan) with a major in Political Science and a minor in Economics, May 2003.
Career History
January 1, 2011 to present Partner with Porter Ramsay LLP
May 2007 to Jan 2011 Associate with Porter Ramsay Lawyers
May 2006 to May 2007 Articled Student with Porter Ramsay Lawyers
Summer 2005 Summer Student with Porter Ramsay Lawyers
Prior to 2005 Orchardist, Musician, Research Assistant, Landscaper, Bartender, Ranch-hand, Construction Labourer
Volunteer & Community Work
Volunteer lecturer at University of British Columbia (Okanagan)
Member of the Carr’s Landing Parks and Recreation Association
Founding Member/Director of the Lake Country Farmer’s Market
Member of the BCFGA (British Columbia Fruit Growers Association)
Former Member of the Lake Country Rotary Club and Executive
Personal Interests
Family, farming, music, literature, running, and Lake Country School of Dance
Personal Characteristics
Chris is diligent, prompt, and focused on finding the best solution to any problem a client might have. He looks forward to working with you in whatever capacity your situation requires.
Published Articles
Chris writes a column for “Orchard and Vine” magazine titled “Law of the Land,” concerning agricultural law in British Columbia.

Practice Areas

What are the grounds for divorce in British Columbia?

A married couple who realizes their union no longer works may decide, after much soul searching, to file for divorce. Often, this comes after painstaking measures, such as counseling or couples therapy. If even these steps did not mend the rift between you and your...

Many drivers still refuse to put down their phones

Distractions while driving are nothing new. Humans are naturally curious, and you may be among those for whom a colourful billboard, a conversation in the vehicle or a song on the radio takes your attention from the road. Do you eat while driving, check your teeth or...