He has appeared in numerous leading cases, including the very important and well-known banking and solicitors’ breach of trust case AIB v Redler in the Supreme Court, the major, and very high value, banking dispute in Rosserlane v Credit Suisse and in Dreamvar v Mishcon de Reya, a landmark case on solicitors’ breach of trust and negligence in conveyancing transactions, […]
He is recognised as an excellent advocate and adviser by both Chambers UK Bar and The Legal 500 UK Bar, and is the former Chairman of the Midland Commercial and Chancery Bar.
A ‘silk who gets his hands dirty’ he is a ‘reassuringly thorough and tenacious advocate’ who ‘gets the right balance between being aggressive but also pragmatic and sensible’. He is ‘technically excellent’ and ‘very aware of the practical and commercial context of his advice. He is popular with clients, being ‘a pleasure to work with.’ […]
Clients interviewed by the legal directories describe Chris as “one of the brightest barristers we have encountered” and “definitely someone you want on your side in a difficult fight” (Chambers UK Bar 2020). He is ranked for his commercial, banking and insolvency practices, and is consistently singled out for the quality of his advocacy and […]