Committed, experienced and knowledgeable legal professionals
Chris specialises in commercial litigation and insolvency. His clients are varied and many are located overseas.
His focus is to advise clients on effective dispute resolution covering a broad range of issues e.g. from shareholder disputes, contractual claims, professional negligence claims to debt/asset recovery.
Chris advises many insolvency practitioners and other clients on all aspects of insolvency-related issues, and has become an acknowledged expert in the field of “phoenix companies”.
He is a member of R3 (Association of Business Recovery Professionals) and The British Institute of International and Comparative Law. He is a contributing author to “Enforcement of Money Judgments” and “Attachment of Earnings” published by Juris Publishing in the US.
Recent cases include:
• The recovery of high value assets in Switzerland and Belgium on behalf of a trustee in bankruptcy.
• A claim in excess of £10,000,000 against a European bank by a Mexican national.
• Two Court of Appeal decisions regarding Sections 216/217 of the Insolvency Act 1986.
• Acting for a number of shareholders in respect of unfair prejudice petitions and derivative claims.
Chris became Senior Partner in July 2015.
"I appreciated having a very clever solicitor who knew exactly what he was doing to give the best advice throughout."