Chris has substantial experience in most areas of commercial and chancery work. Having first qualified as an engineer, he is regularly instructed in cases involving technological issues.
Chris’ wider commercial practice also lends itself to his acting for office-holders, creditors, shareholders and financiers in a range of matters, including intellectual property claims, licensing and assignment; fraud claims; commercial and contractual disputes; securities claims; and professional negligence.
He undertakes all aspects of intellectual property and related litigation, trademarks and passing off, copyright and performing rights, industrial design, patents and restraint of trade (individual and corporate).
- What the directories say
- ‘Sources applaud his “superb performances in court”, stating that “he has a very nice manners that can turn to deadly aggression in an instant”.Chambers & Partners UK
- An expert in cases involving technology issues.Legal 500 2014
- User-friendly, client-friendly and great on detailLegal 500 UK 2015
- Quick-thinking, flexible and tenacious.Legal 500 2016
- He's a great barrister - approachable and client-friendly, he is nonetheless very hardcore with cross-examination." "Technically excellent but this does not detract from real fighting qualities when they are required."Chambers & Partners 2017
Chancery Bar Association
- BSc (Hons); BComm (Hons) – University of Birmingham
- Diploma in Law – City University
- BVC – Inns of Court School of Law