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Chris Fielding

Head of Litigation & Dispute Resolution / Partner

Lowestoft / Norwich / Wymondham

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Chris is head of our Litigation & Dispute Resolution team with over 17 years of front line experience on the contentious side, instructed in a broad range of matters for both businesses and individuals.

His caseload involves bringing and defending claims in the High Court and County Court, at first instance and on appeal. He expertly deals with claims that focus on diverse areas of law including predominantly, contentious trusts and probate matters, but also disputes about business, goods and services, insolvency, intellectual property rights, and complex property cases.

How Chris can help you

Chris focuses on pragmatic, effective solutions to complex problems destined for trial. He listens to clients and understands they are invariably looking to avoid the eyewatering costs that modern litigation seems to generate routinely through other providers.

Chris has considerable experience in the commercial sector with many notable wins and repeated success at mediation.

The rise in contentious trusts and probate work has seen Chris specialise in this area over the last decade. Chris is recognised as an expert in this field and holds full membership of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS), the principal organisation dedicated to promoting expertise in this niche area.

Chris Fielding was top-class in keeping me informed and advising me at every corner.
The Legal 500 UK

Recommended and recognised

Chris heads an accomplished team, one that is consistently recognised as a tiered, Legal 500 leading firm in the region. He is a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ described by clients as “empathetic, forensic in his analysis and with extensive knowledge.”

About Chris

Chris grew up in Buckinghamshire. He graduated from the University of Southampton in 1996 having read a heavily literature and arts-based degree in French, before embarking on a successful career in London working at a leading advertising research agency.

In 2003, Chris relocated to Leeds to begin the process of converting to a career in law, before going on to train and qualify as a solicitor, specialising in litigation, at Fosters in 2008.

Chris has a great interest in travel having lived abroad for several years in Paris, then London, before settling in Norfolk. He is a keen opera goer and often to be found in his favourite seat at Covent Garden.

Chris also sits as an independent Hospital Manager for the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust offering services in mental healthcare. In this role Chris sits on panels evaluating the basis for detaining patients admitted to hospital, or for those in the community, whether to extend treatment by order.

Chris Fielding