Chrys’ practice is concentrated in the area of corporate and commercial law with an emphasis on small business acquisition, sale and merger, banking and security matters, commercial and industrial real estate sales and purchases, commercial mortgage financing and leasing.
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts, University of Manitoba, 1967
Bachelor of Laws, University of Manitoba, 1967
CALL TO THE BAR: Manitoba, 1968
REPRESENTATIVE CASES/TRANSACTIONS: Lead Manitoba counsel to consortium of lenders for leveraged lease back transaction for $300 million USD.
Counsel to several lenders in relation to sale of portfolio of industrial and commercial properties in Winnipeg for $250 million CDN.
ACHIEVEMENTS: Appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 1989
Designated as one of Canada’s top 500 Lawyers by Lexpert Magazine from 2009 to present.
Chrys has been selected by his peers as one of Canada’s best banking, corporate and real estate lawyers by Best Lawyers in Canada Publication from 2009 to present.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Past Chair of Board of Governors of Balmoral Hall School
Director of Winnipeg Football Club Inc.
Former Regent of The University of Winnipeg
Former director of Special Olympics Manitoba Inc.