Christine A. Acen



Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada



Bio — About Christine

After excelling in high school, Christine joined law school in 2002 on a state scholarship. Upon completion in 2007 and Called to the Bar, she worked as in-house counsel for Avocats Sans Frontiérés from 2008 to 2010 and later as legal counsel for Plan International Inc from 2011 to 2015. She has worked on cases with senior litigators at Cameron Clarke Lawyers.

Prior to joining Martin Sheppard Fraser LLP, Christine worked as counsel for Emiracore Inc. and has also worked for the Bank of Montreal.

Christine lives in St Catharines with her family. She is a member of St. Columba Church in St Catharines and she loves to sing. In her free time, she loves to travel, play volleyball and watch Star Trek. She is a supporter of Arsenal Football club and Charlton Athletic Football club where she worked in her college years.

Christine practices civil litigation, employment law, personal injury, real estate litigation and estates litigation.

She is fluent in English, Swahili, Luo and most East African dialects.

Professional Association and Memberships

Law Society of Ontario

Member 2019

Welland County Lawyers Association

East African/Uganda Law Society

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