Christiaan A. Jordaan

Counsel





Practice Profile

Christiaan assists clients to resolve various commercial disputes, with a focus on appellate advocacy, class actions, judicial review and insurance matters. He also handles competition, employment and some insolvency litigation. He has appeared at the Supreme Court of Canada, all civil levels of court in Ontario, before the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal, as well as private arbitrations. He is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer.

Clients benefit from Christiaan’s resolute advocacy, but also appreciate his creative and efficient approach to resolving legal disputes.

Prior to joining Theall Group, Christiaan practiced for ten years at two leading national law firms.

Education

University of Toronto Faculty of Law, J.D., 2007
Simon Fraser University, B.G.S. (History, Philosophy and Political Science), 2004


Academic Achievements

Laskin Prize, Highest Standing in Constitutional Law, 2005
McRuer Scholarship in Administrative Law, 2006

Publications

Jeffrey Leon & Christiaan Jordaan, “How Many Regulators Does It Take to Investigate?” (2013) 18:1 Corporate Liability 1050.

Michael Eizenga & Christiaan Jordaan, “Ethical Issues in Class Actions Defence: Communications with Putative Class Members” in Colloque national sur les recours collectives – Développements récents au Québec, au Canada et aux Étas Unis (Cowansville, Québec: Thomson Reuters, 2013).

Robert Bell, Christiaan Jordaan & Fadi Yachoua, “Join the Conversation: Isn’t it Time for Class Action Reform?” in Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2012, Todd L. Archibald and Randal Echlin, eds. (Toronto: Carswell, 2012).

Freya Kristjanson & Christiaan Jordaan, “Waiver of Solicitor-Client Privilege: How to Avoid Every Litigator’s Nightmare” (Advocates’ Society Spring Symposium 2008: Trials and Tribulations: The Practical Advocate, May 2, 2008).







Practice Profile

Christiaan assists clients to resolve various commercial disputes, with a focus on appellate advocacy, class actions, judicial review and insurance matters. He also handles competition, employment and some insolvency litigation. He has appeared at the Supreme Court of Canada, all civil levels of court in Ontario, before the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal, as well as private arbitrations. He is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer.

Clients benefit from Christiaan’s resolute advocacy, but also appreciate his creative and efficient approach to resolving legal disputes.

Prior to joining Theall Group, Christiaan practiced for ten years at two leading national law firms.

Education

University of Toronto Faculty of Law, J.D., 2007
Simon Fraser University, B.G.S. (History, Philosophy and Political Science), 2004


Academic Achievements

Laskin Prize, Highest Standing in Constitutional Law, 2005
McRuer Scholarship in Administrative Law, 2006

Publications

Jeffrey Leon & Christiaan Jordaan, “How Many Regulators Does It Take to Investigate?” (2013) 18:1 Corporate Liability 1050.

Michael Eizenga & Christiaan Jordaan, “Ethical Issues in Class Actions Defence: Communications with Putative Class Members” in Colloque national sur les recours collectives – Développements récents au Québec, au Canada et aux Étas Unis (Cowansville, Québec: Thomson Reuters, 2013).

Robert Bell, Christiaan Jordaan & Fadi Yachoua, “Join the Conversation: Isn’t it Time for Class Action Reform?” in Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2012, Todd L. Archibald and Randal Echlin, eds. (Toronto: Carswell, 2012).

Freya Kristjanson & Christiaan Jordaan, “Waiver of Solicitor-Client Privilege: How to Avoid Every Litigator’s Nightmare” (Advocates’ Society Spring Symposium 2008: Trials and Tribulations: The Practical Advocate, May 2, 2008).