Christopher J. Bardsley Counsel


Year of Call: 1982 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 416-369-7227

Fax: +1 416-862-7661

Email: christopher.bardsley@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Toronto



Christopher J. Bardsley

Christopher Bardsley is a counsel in Gowling WLG's Toronto office, practising in the areas of corporate/commercial and securities law, with a focus on corporate finance, lending, and mergers and acquisitions. Christopher provides independent legal advice to boards of directors and their committees in a variety of circumstances.

Christopher's corporate finance and commercial practice involves acting for financial institutions and corporate borrowers with respect to secured and unsecured loans and in work-out transactions. His work in mergers and acquisitions involves acquisition and securities transactions affecting companies in all major industry groups. He also serves as corporate counsel for corporations in a diverse range of industries.

In addition to his law practice, Christopher has been active in firm management, having served for four years as a member of the Executive Committee of Smith Lyons, which merged with Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP in 2001; and, since 2002, as chair of Gowling WLG's National Audit Committee.

Christopher is a member of the board of directors of several corporations.

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  • 2016

  • 2015

    • Rankings & Awards
      July 2015
      Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2015
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
      July 2014
      Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2014
  • 2013

    • Rankings & Awards
      July 2013
      Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2013
  • 2012

    • Rankings & Awards
      October 2012
      Lexpert Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers 2012
    • Rankings & Awards
      July 2012
      Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2012
  • 2011

    • Rankings & Awards
      May 2011
      Lexpert/ American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada , 2011
    • Rankings & Awards
      February 2011
      Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory , 2011
  • 2010

    • Rankings & Awards
      February 2010
      Lexpert American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada , 2010
    • Rankings & Awards
      February 2010
      Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory , 2010
  • 1982

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       1982
      Year of Call, Ontario
    • Education
       
      Queen's University, LLB