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.