Chris Burkett

Associate, Baker & McKenzie LLP

Specializing in litigation and investigations, Chris practices law with Baker & McKenzie LLP. He holds a LLM from the London School of Economics & Political Science.

Chris has a broad disputes and advocacy practice, with a specific focus on labour and employment law, public law, anti-bribery and human rights compliance, and criminal law matters.

In addition to appearing regularly before tribunals and in the courts, he has conducted internal investigations for multinational corporations and their subsidiaries across many jurisdictions, including Canada, the US, Russia, India, Europe, South America, and the UK.

Chris has written and spoken widely on global corporate human rights compliance & litigation, including for the Guardian Newspaper, the UN Global Compact, the Thomson Reuters Trust Women Conference (2014), and in the Financial Times.

He is also a recipient of a Baker & McKenzie Award for Pro Bono Service (2012) and a Robert E. Deignan (R.E.D.) Award (2014) for outstanding commitment to providing legal services to the underserved and disadvantaged.