Christine Viney has a general commercial litigation practice.
Prior to her career in law, Christine worked for a major national property and casualty insurer. In this capacity, she adjudicated a variety of claims and oversaw the work of legal counsel in connection with litigation arising out of insurance claims. Christine continues brings her deep experience in the insurance industry to insurance issues that arise in the context of commercial matters, including insolvency and transactional work, and in litigation matters that involve insurance both directly and indirectly.
Christine graduated from the University of Calgary in 2011 and was awarded the William A. McGillivray Gold Medal in Law.
Christine has been an instructor in Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary since completing her articles. She is currently teaching both Trial Advocacy and Insurance Law. In addition, Christine is a coach of the Philip C. Jessup International Law moot team. Christine is also a frequent participant in and contributor to the many other mooting, debating and advocacy experiences offered through the Faculty of Law.
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Christine was an associate at a Calgary-based litigation firm.
- Representation of Wood Group Mustang (Canada) Inc. in defence of an action commenced by Canadian Natural Resources Limited, relating to the failure of an underground emulsion pipeline in 2009. Amounts claimed are in excess of $80 million. Read more