Toronto Personal Litigation Lawyer Christopher W. Statham
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EDUCATION: University of New Brunswick and the University of Toronto
ASSOCIATIONS: Law Society of Ontario and the Canadian Defence Lawyers Association.

Christopher W. Statham

B.A., M.A., LL.B.


Toronto civil litigator Christopher Statham is a graduate of the University of Toronto (B.A. & M.A in Philosophy) and the University of New Brunswick (LL.B). He was called to the bar in 2011.

While at the University of New Brunswick Christopher, honed his advocacy skills as a participant in the Harrison Shield Competitive Moot and was the recipient of the McInnes Cooper Prize in Trial Practice. Additionally, Christopher W. Statham volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada, was a tournament winner in the Law Students Society Debate Club, and served as Chair of the Moot Court Board.

Prior joining Devry Smith Frank LLP as a lawyer, Christopher Statham articled with the firm in 2010-2011. He has gained valuable experience working with the insurance litigation, including claims for property damage, subrogated claims and coverage disputes,commercial litigation, corporate services and acquisitions, and banking and recovery groups. Christopher has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Small Claims Court and the Ontario Ministry of Labour.

Christopher Statham is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Canadian Defence Lawyers Association.

For additional information about legal matters regarding personal litigation, please contact civil litigator Christopher Statham at 416-446-5839.


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HR/Employment Seminar - October 26, 2017

HR/Employment Seminar - October 13, 2016

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HR/Employment Seminar - June 2, 2016

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In this video, Christopher Statham, a Toronto employment lawyer talks to Toronto human resources professionals about "What is Employee Fraud?", employee theft and employment law. Christopher provides an overview of the types of employee fraud. They can include Falsifying expense reports Taking sick leave when not sick Accepting bribes or kickbacks Asset misappropriation This video outlines the different types of employee fraud and points that employers should consider before taking steps such as terminating the employee. This is a great overview for employers and Human Resources Professionals. Devry Smith Frank LLP has produced a series of videos and seminars to assist HR professionals and HR departments with employment law matters.

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