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Orton brings infrastructure, aviation practice to DLA Piper

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 @ 9:14 AM | By Paula Kulig


Christian Orton has joined the Toronto office of DLA Piper (Canada) LLP as an associate in the infrastructure and projects group. He comes to the firm from Dentons, where he worked from 2013 as an associate in the financial services group.

Christian Orton

Christian Orton

Orton’s practice involves advising clients on a range of financing transactions and corporate/commercial matters, with a focus on infrastructure and project finance, structured equipment finance and aviation.

He is also part of the firm’s aviation group, where he provides advice on a range of aviation commercial and regulatory matters, and represents clients in aircraft financing transactions, purchase and sales transactions, and the negotiation of commercial contracts.

Orton, who was called to the Ontario bar in 2013 after receiving his law degree from the University of Ottawa a year earlier, worked in Japan for nine years and speaks Japanese. He continues his strong ties to the Japanese community in Toronto and regularly assists Japanese clients with their Canadian business interests.