CHRISTOPHER D. HICKS, Experienced Toronto Criminal Lawyer

Christopher Hicks, along with Michael Block and Colin Adams, is one of the founding partners of the criminal law firm Hicks Adams. He has been practicing criminal law for more than 2 and a half decades, with a special interest, and extensive experience, in jury trials and appeals. In the course of his career, Christopher Hicks has been involved in scores of jury trials involving the most serious crimes in The Criminal Code, has argued appeals of both conviction and sentence in the court of appeal on a regular basis, and has represented clients in the Supreme Court of Canada more than a dozen times.

Recent Media Appearances: Legal Commentary & Criminal Law Analysis

Lawyer for Nathaniel Veltman outlines appeal challenges (CityNews)

Partner, Christopher Hicks, says Nathaniel Veltman has filed an “inmate notice of appeal”, which must be submitted within 30 days of sentencing to begin the appeal process.

*This article also appeared in the following publications, CP24, CBC, The Globe and Mail, and Global News

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London attack ruling first to recognize terror on grounds of white nationalism

Partner Christopher Hicks addresses Nathaniel Veltman's actions as terrorism

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Closure ‘not possible’: relative of London, Ont., family brutally killed in truck attack

Partner Christopher Hicks addresses judge's ruling that Nathaniel Veltman's actions constituted terrorism under Canadian law

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Convicted killer’s apology at London, Ont., sentencing rejected by Afzaal family members

Partner Christopher Hicks addresses the aftermath of Nathaniel Veltman's trial, challenging terrorism claims and justifying the need for a fair and equitable examination of the case

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Crown seeks fifth sentence of life in prison for ‘mass murderer’ convicted of attacking Muslim family in London, Ont.

Lawyer Christopher Hicks advocates for a 10-Year Sentence, rejecting terrorism label in the case of Nathaniel Veltman's.

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