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Chris Wendell


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

New laws may favor homebuyers

If buying a home is on your list of resolutions for the new year, you probably already know what a difficult road you have ahead. Housing prices in British Columbia continue to climb, and the low number of homes on the market seems to put all the bargaining power on...

Using your estate plan for your own protection

Having a will is a great first step in creating an estate plan. If you have drafted a will, you likely had your loved ones in mind. Your motivation may have included ensuring your family would fairly distribute your assets without the confusion of an intestate...