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.
He regularly deals with matters involving contract and sale of goods, professional negligence, insolvency, building and construction, defamation and trade libel, company and partnership.
He undertakes all aspects of intellectual property and related litigation: trade marks and passing off, copyright and performing rights, industrial design, patents and restraint of trade (individual and corporate).
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.
Chris is recognised for being extremely client-friendly but formidable in court. He has both technical understanding of his subject matter and the ability to fight tooth and nail for those he represents. These attributes have helped Chris build a superb practice and he remains very much in-demand in his areas of expertise.