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

As a member of the Projects, Energy and Infrastructure group, Christian works alongside senior counsel to develop, negotiate and draft project agreements, drop down agreements and finance documents for a range of public-private partnership (PPP) projects, as well as privately financed infrastructure projects.

Christian is also part of the Aviation Group where he represents clients in aircraft financing transactions, purchase and sales transactions, the negotiation of commercial contracts and provides advice on a range of aviation commercial and regulatory matters.

Christian speaks Japanese, having previously lived and worked in Japan for nine years. He continues his strong ties to the Japanese community in Toronto and regularly assists Japanese clients with their Canadian business interests.