Christopher has experience of a wide range of commercial disputes, often involving an insolvency element.
Cases and Work of Note
SHB Realisations Ltd v Hassan Mohammed Jawad & Sons BSC (Closed) (2017-2019) – Acting for the joint liquidations of the former high-street chain British Homes Stores against a Bahraini company for breach of a franchise agreement relating to the opening and operation of BHS stores in Bahrain.
Re PD Verwaltungs GmbH (2017) – Representing the English liquidators of a German registered company seeking a stay of proceedings brought by two creditors of the company in Germany seeking to enforce their debts against the company’s assets in Germany.
Re Caledonian Commodities Ltd; Re Caledonian Ltd  EWHC 2854 (Ch) – Acting for the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy seeking the winding up of the companies in the public interest, pursuant to section 124A of the Insolvency Act 1986, on the basis they had had mis-sold investments to members of the public, including precious metals, carbon credits, rare earth metals and coloured diamonds.
Advising a group of approximately 200 claimants in respect of the impact of the T&N/Federal-Mogul restructuring and their rights in respect of the trusts established as part of such restructuring.
Acting for a broker on its applications for late registration of a number of charges granted by different companies which secured several million pounds of lending by its clients
“Chris has a razor sharp legal mind and a straightforward approach making him a formidable asset to instructing solicitors and lay clients alike.”