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Chris Wendell


Chris’ Preferred areas of practice area are Corporate and Commercial Law, Real Estate, Mortgages, Property Development, Wills, Estates and Agricultural Law


Bachelor of Law Degree, University of British Columbia, May 2006
Graduated with distinction from 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 January 2011 Associate with Porter Ramsay Lawyers
May 2006 – May 2007 Articled Student with Porter Ramsay Lawyers

Volunteer & Community Work

Member of the BCGA (British Columbia Grape Growers Association)
Member of the BCWA (British Columbia Wine Authority)
Former Board Member of BCBIRB (BC Farm Industry Review Board)

Personal Interests

Family, farming, Music, Literature, running and Skiing

Personal Characteristics

Chris is diligent, prompt, and focused on finds the best solution to any problem a client might have. He looks forward to working with you in whatever capacity your situation requires.

Practice Areas

Real Estate and property Development
Wills and Estates
Corporate and Commercial Law

Practice Areas

Spousal support calculation error in British Columbia case

The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently heard a case regarding a claim that spousal support was miscalculated in prior rulings. The appeal claimed that the calculation had been based on shared parenting when in fact one parent was given primary custody. The...

Top tax-saving measures for British Columbia estate planners

While most people think about retirement planning when it comes to the overall financial planning process, planning for what happens past that point is sometimes forgotten or put off. However, taking some time to put together a robust estate plan can save next of kin...