Chris Sewrattan is a criminal lawyer who conducts trials and appeals at every level of court. He has successfully defended a wide range of charges, from impaired driving to murder. Chris’ litigation strategy combines intense preparation and a thorough understanding of the law. Chris takes the time to work personally with his clients through every step of their case, ensuring that they understand their obstacle and how to defeat it.
Chris does not just practice criminal law. He teaches it. Chris teaches criminal procedure at the Lincoln Alexander School of Law in Toronto. He is a contributing editor for one of the leading texts on criminal evidence, McWilliams' Canadian Criminal Evidence. In addition, Chris has published several articles related to criminal law in academic legal journals, including the UBC Law Review, Manitoba Law Journal, and Canadian Journal of Law and Technology.
Chris has a distinguished academic legal background. He holds Masters of Law and Juris Doctor degrees from Osgoode Hall Law School, and an Honours Bachelor’s degree in criminology from the University of Toronto. Chris received numerous course awards for finishing first in his classes in the Juris Doctor program.
News organizations frequently ask Chris to comment on the latest cases and legal issues.
Chris is a member of the Executive of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association. He is a past member of the Ontario Parole Board, the Licence and Appeals Tribunal, and Osgoode Hall Law School’s admissions committee.