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Christopher R. Bystrom *

Partner Fasken
The energy industry is a complex regulatory landscape. It requires legal counsel with a deep understanding of both public and private sectors.
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2004 | Alberta, 2013
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver
*Law Corporation


Chris Bystrom is a litigation Partner in Vancouver where he specializes in advising clients in the energy and power sectors. As an experienced energy regulatory lawyer, Chris acts as counsel for major gas and electric utilities on a wide array of regulatory matters. He has acted as lead counsel for major utilities in proceedings related to cost of service and incentive-based rates, rate design, capital plans, major projects and facilities, prudence reviews, demand-side management, renewable natural gas, commission-initiated inquiries, and customer complaints, amongst others.

Chris brings to his practice a deep understanding of his client’s business and the importance of the long-term relationship that his clients have with their regulators. Chris practices a team-based approach, which is essential for achieving successful results in complex regulatory proceedings.


Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • JD University of Toronto
  • MA Regent College
  • BA University of British Columbia

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association




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