Christopher J. Bettencourt *
Partner

* Christopher Bettencourt Law Corporation

604.581.7001
cbettencourt@mcquarrie.com
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Assistant: Ashley Cooper
604.580.7081
acooper@mcquarrie.com

Assistant: Kristina Holmberg
604.580.7084
kholmberg@mcquarrie.com

Chris works with individuals and firms to provide legal advice and expertise for their real estate and business needs.

He can plan and draft agreements relating to a wide variety of business and corporate transactions such as securing debt and the incorporation of companies.  Chris acts for purchasers of businesses, helping to ensure that they begin their new venture with adequate protection.  Chris is also experienced in the acquisition, development, and sale of residential and commercial real estate.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Surrey Bar Association – Treasurer
  • Surrey Board of Trade – member of Land Development Team

Positions / Community Involvement

  • Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver: past Big Brother, volunteer for the Speaker’s Bureau, and winner of the Cecil S. Walker Award for outstanding support to the organization from Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver
  • Volunteer – Access Pro Bono, Solicitors’ Program
  • Coast Mental Health (Coast Foundation Society) – Director

Lectures / Publications / Seminars

  • People’s Law School, past guest lecturer on business law
  • Vancouver Community College Paralegal Program, instructor, 2010 – 2015

Hobbies / Interests

  • travelling
  • snowboarding
  • hiking

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of British Columbia, 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts (History), University of British Columbia, 2005

Years of Call & Jurisdiction

Called to the BC Bar in 2010