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.

Media Appearances: Legal Commentary & Criminal Law Analysis

U.K. Judge Rejects Assange Extradition

Christopher Hicks speaking with CTV News regarding U.K. Judge Rejecting Assange Extradition.

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Meng Wanzhou's Extradition Hearing Begins

Senior Partner, Christopher Hicks, latest interview with CTV News discussing Meng Wanzhou extradition hearing.

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Courts Scramble After Appeal Ruling Puts Dozens of Ontario Cases, Including Murder Convictions, At Risk

Courts scramble after appeal ruling puts dozens of Ontario cases, including murder convictions, at risk.

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Appeal of Dennis Oland's 2nd-Degree Murder Acquittal Unlikely, Say Veteran Lawyers

Toronto criminal lawyer Christopher Hicks tells CBC News he doubts the Crown will appeal the acquittal of Dennis Oland on a second-degree murder charge.

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Jury Deliberating on Glenn Bauman

Toronto criminal lawyer Christopher Hicks talks to CTV News Kitchener regarding the trial of his client, accused of two counts of first-degree murder.

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What The Jury Didn't Know About the Glenn Bauman Double Murder Trial

Toronto criminal lawyer Christopher Hicks discusses the behind-the-scenes courtroom drama in the trial of his client, accused of two counts of first-degree murder.

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Explosive Evidence In Double Murder Trial

Toronto criminal lawyer Christopher Hicks talks to CTV News Kitchener regarding Crown witnesses in the ongoing trial of his client, accused of two counts of first-degree murder.

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Man Accused of Killing Wife, Her Daughter, Burning Remains

The judge made an important distinction at the outset of the trial in which his client is accused of two counts of first-degree murder, Toronto criminal lawyer Christopher Hicks tells CTV News.

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Guilty Verdict in Babcock Murder Trial

The first-degree murder verdict for two men accused of killing 23-year-old Laura Babcock came after jury deliberations that were "quite long," Toronto criminal lawyer Christopher Hicks tells CTV News.

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Court Appearance For Alleged CDN Hacker

A Canadian man charged in connection with the massive hack of Yahoo will most likely get bail as authorities in the United States take steps to extradite him, Toronto criminal lawyer Christopher Hicks tells CTV News.

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Nathaniel Veltman lawyer no stranger to high profile murder cases

After taking several weeks to retain a lawyer, the man accused of running over members of Afzaal family in London last month and killing four of them has secured Toronto criminal lawyer Christopher Hicks.

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Canadians’ Release Not Part of Meng Deal

Partner, Christopher Hicks, speaking to CTV News Channel about the outcome of the Meng Wanzhou case.

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Canadian Detainees Coming Home

Partner, Christopher Hicks, speaking to CTV News Channel about the recent release of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor.

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Peter Nygard Consents to be Extradited to the U.S.

Partner, Christopher Hicks, speaks to CTV News Channel about updates in Peter Nygard case.

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Nygard in Toronto to Face Sex Assault Charges Senior Partner

Christopher Hicks, spoke to CTV News Cannel about Peter Nygard’s arrival in Toronto to face sexual assault charges.

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Jury Finds 3 Georgia Mean Guilty of Murder

Partner, Christopher Hicks, spoke to CTV News Channel about the three Georgia men found guilty of the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, who was shot and killed while running in 2020.

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U.S. Wins Appeal to Extradite Assange

Partner, Christopher Hicks, spoke to CTV News Channel about the United States winning its appeal to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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Kim Potter Found Guilty

Partner, Christopher Hicks, spoke to CTV News Channel regarding former police officer, Kim Potter, being found guilty of manslaughter in the death of Daunte Wright.

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Ghislaine Maxwell Found Guilty

Partner, Cristopher Hicks, spoke to CTV News Channel about Ghislaine Maxwell being found guilty of five of the six charges in the sex abuse trial.

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Prime Minister on Protests

Partner, Christopher Hicks, spoke to CTV News about the injunction in effect at the Ambassador Bridge

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Ottawa police arresting protestors

Partner, Christopher Hicks, spoke to CTV News about the police arrests made in Ottawa Freedom Convoy

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Supreme Court Hearing in Quebec Mosque Shooter Case

Partner, Christopher Hicks, spoke to CTV News Channel about the Supreme Court of Canada hearing in the Quebec mosque shooter case.

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2nd Complainant Takes the Stand

Partner, Christopher Hicks, speaks with CTV News about the sexual assault trial of Hedley frontman, Jacob Hoggard.

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Ruling on Intoxication Defense

Partner, Christopher Hicks, spoke to CTV News Channel about the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling on extreme intoxication as a plausible defence.

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Hoggard Testifying in his Defence

Partner, Christopher Hicks, spoke to CTV News Channel about Jacob Hoggard testifying in his own defence at sexual assault trial.

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Hoggard Sentencing Hearing

Senior Partner, Christopher Hicks, joined CTV News to discuss Jacob Hoggard's sentencing hearing scheduled for this October

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Griner Sentenced to 9 Year in Prison

Lawyer, Christopher Hicks, discusses basketball player, Brittney Griner's guilty verdict

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