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Chris Bystrom is a litigation Partner in Vancouver where he specializes in advising clients in the energy and power sectors. As an experienced energy regulatory lawyer practicing in both BC and Alberta, Chris is praised by clients for his "exceptional aptitude for understanding business." Chris acts as counsel for major gas and electric utilities on a wide array of regulatory matters. He has acted as lead counsel for major utilities in proceedings related to cost of service and incentive-based rates, rate design, capital plans, major projects, prudence reviews, demand-side management, renewable natural gas, commission-initiated inquiries, and customer complaints, amongst others.


  • 550 Burrard Street, Suite 2900
    Vancouver, BC V6C 0A3


  • English


  • University of Toronto, JD, graduated 2003

Bar Admissions

  • Alberta, 2013
  • British Columbia, 2004

Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario

276 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

50 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 for work in:

  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law

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