Dutton Brock LLP

Christopher  R.  Martyr

Christopher R. Martyr

phone: 416.593.4411 Ext:2356

fax: 416.593.5922

email: cmartyr@duttonbrock.com

Position : Partner


Christopher has a general insurance defence litigation practice and has acted on behalf of insurers on various personal injury, general liability, property and subrogation matters in addition to providing opinions on insurance coverage issues. Christopher has been involved in trials, appeals and motions before the various levels of court in Ontario and appearances before various administrative tribunals.


Christopher has written articles and has spoken at seminars for corporate clients on several insurance issues.


He was called to the Ontario Bar in February 2002 and received his BA (Honours), with a Specialization in Public Policy and Administration at York University, followed by law school at Queen's University.

Education & Awards


Christopher received his BA (Honours), with a Specialization in Public Policy and Administration at York University.


Christopher obtained his LL.B from Queen's University  and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2002.

Lectures & Publications


In 2008 Christopher lectured at the University of Toronto teaching a course on the Legal Environment of Business.



Understanding the Contractors Duty to Defend - Ecounsel Issue #35, December 2010

Memberships & Associations

Chris is a member of:



W. (D.) v. White.  2001 CarswellOnt 5892 (Ont. Superior Ct.)


Tai Foong International Ltd. v. Lombard Canada Ltd. 2002 35 C.C.L.I. (3d) 254 (Ont. Ct. of Appeal)


Wright v. Wal-Mart Canada Corp. 2010 CarswellOnt 3517 (Ont. Superior Ct.)


Agius v Home Depot Holdings Inc. 2011 ONCA 686 (Ont. Ct. of Appeal)


Brule v. Loblaws Inc. 2011 ONSC 07546 (Ont. Superior Ct.)


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