PRACTICES
EDUCATION
  • BA (First-Class Honours), SFU (1999)
  • LLB, UBC (2002)
  • Called to the B.C. Bar (2003)
Chris Watson
  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Insurance, Civil Litigation and Administrative Law sections of the Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch)

Chris grew up in BC and graduated from the UBC Faculty of Law in 2002 and was called to the Bar in 2003. He is the head of MacKenzie Fujisawa’s insurance group.

He acts for multiple insurers for which he advises on claims disputes, coverage disputes and subrogated proceedings. His other areas of practice include non-insurance civil and appellate counsel work and administrative law. He has appeared at all levels of court, namely the Provincial Court and Supreme Court of British Columbia, Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada.

He has served on committees for the Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch) and is a member of the Insurance, Civil Litigation and Administrative Law sections of the Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch).

Chris served a term as managing partner of MacKenzie Fujisawa LLP from May 2016 until May of 2018.