Kristian has extensive experience litigating data and technology issues, including privacy breaches and class action defence. He is also a leading class action defence lawyer with particular expertise in consumer protection, product liability, and financial services, in addition to handling complex commercial contract disputes, insurance matters, professional negligence, and shareholder disputes.

Kristian is a diverse trial and appellate litigator who regularly appears in the trial and appeal courts. He has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Canada, and various professional bodies and administrative tribunals, including the Administrative Tribunal of Québec and the Commission d'accès à l'information.

"Kristian is an effective advocate who has a sterling reputation with clients and in the legal community generally, defending complex disputes efficiently and helping clients manage risk and avoiding litigation exposure," says Sonia Bjorkquist, Partner, and National Chair of Osler's Litigation team.

Sandra Abitan, Managing Partner of Osler's Montréal office adds: "He adds further strength to our Montréal litigation team as well as our national privacy and data management practice which have a strong reputation for consistently delivering innovative solutions and the highest quality advice to our clients on their most complex disputes. We are delighted to have Kristian on board."