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Christopher D. G. Pike

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009

Benson Buffett PLC Inc.

Chris is a director in the firm with broad insurance industry expertise and concentrates his practice on insurance claim defence. Chris is a Master and Taxing Officer of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador.Before attending law school, Chris worked in the insurance industry for 9 years, including employment with a property casualty insurer, a life insurer, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Office of the Superintendent of Insurance. He therefore brings a unique blend of industry exposure and education to his practice and is familiar with most facets of the insurance industry, including the technical and regulatory constraints on the industry. Chris has advised insurers represented by Benson Buffett in areas including claims litigation, human rights complaints, coverage disputes, subrogation, alternate dispute resolution, insolvency and regulatory affairs before the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador Trial Division and Court of Appeal.


  • Canadian Bar Association (NL Branch) 2012 Distinguished Public Service Award

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Atlantic Place, Suite 900
215 Water Street
P.O. Box 1538
St. John's, NL A1C 5N8
Phone: 709-570-7228
Firm Phone: 709-579-2081

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation

Lawyer of the Year


  • UNB (LL.B) (1988)

Bar Admissions

  • Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada