Christopher J.S. Ellett



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Christopher is a tax lawyer in the Tax and Private Wealth Groups at Farris. He specializes in providing income and commodity tax advice to owner-managed businesses and high-net-worth families, with particular emphasis on business reorganizations, business sales, and intergenerational business succession in both the domestic and cross-border environments. He also regularly advises clients on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, financings, and other business transactions.

Christopher is a frequent speaker and writer on legal and tax issues. He has completed the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada In-depth Tax Course and is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Tax and Wills & Trusts subsections of the Canadian Bar Association. Christopher received his Bachelor of Laws from the University of London and his Juris Doctor and Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of British Columbia.

  • Member of the Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member of the Law Society of Alberta
  • Member of the Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association