Christopher Ellett LLB, JD, LLM

Barrister and Solicitor

"The legal right of a taxpayer to decrease the amount of what otherwise would be his taxes, or altogether to avoid them, by means which the law permits, cannot be doubted." – George Sutherland

Chris has always found the complex, multifaceted nature of tax law appealing. He’s a solution-focused individual who never shies away from a challenge, so when tax law’s deep web of intricacies rolled out the welcome mat, Chris brought his experience as a civil and commercial litigator and didn’t look back. He’s hooked on navigating the endless twists and turns of tax law, to help provide effective and cost-efficient results. With the ability to see the big picture, while also providing meticulous attention to detail, Chris attempts to create measurable impact for each one of his clients.

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Christopher Ellett LLB, JD, LLM
Barrister and Solicitor


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Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Tax
  • Corporate Reorganizations
  • Estate Planning
  • International Tax Planning
  • Mergers & Acquisitions/Divestitures
  • Personal Tax Planning
  • Qualifications

    • University of British Columbia, LLM (Tax), 2015
    • Bar Admissions:
      Alberta, 2016
      British Columbia, 2008
    • University of British Columbia, JD, 2007
    • Queen Mary, University of London (UK), LLB, 2005
    • University of Victoria, BA, 2002
  • Professional affiliations

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