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. More recently over the last few years, Chris has developed a highly successful practice in Contentious Trusts and Probate work with a long list of very satisfied client. His work in this field is strengthened through the completion of the Association of Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitors (ACTAPS) Associate Membership Course.
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.”
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.