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.

  • Primary Practice Area

    Corporate & Commercial Law

  • Services

    Corporate & Commercial Law

    Financial Services

    Property & Development


  • Education

    Bachelor of Arts, University of Manitoba, 1967
    Bachelor of Laws, University of Manitoba, 1967

  • Industries


    Financial Services


     Commercial Real Estate & Property Development 

  • Bar Admissions

    Manitoba, 1968

  • Achievements

    Appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 1989.

    Appointed Life Bencher of The Law Society of Manitoba.

    Life Member of the Council of the Manitoba Bar Association.

    Designated as one of Canada’s top 500 Lawyers by Lexpert Magazine from 2009 to present.

    Repeatedly recognized by Lexpert as a Leading Lawyer in  Corporate Commercial Law, Banking and Property and Development.

    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.

    Named by Best Lawyers as the Winnipeg "Lawyer of the Year" in 2009 for Banking and Finance Law, 2012 for Corporate Law and 2020 for Real Estate Law. 

    Recognized in Best Lawyers 2022 Directory in Canada in the specialties of Banking and Finance Law (since 2008), Corporate Law (since 2006), and Real Estate Law (since 2008).

  • In the Community

    Former Chair of Board of Governors of Balmoral Hall School.

    Former Director of Winnipeg Football Club Inc.

    Former Regent of The University of Winnipeg.

    Former director of Special Olympics Manitoba Inc.

Cases & Transactions

Chrys Pappas, Q.C.'s Cases & Transactions