Chris is an Associate Director in the Litigation team at Osborne Clarke.

Chris advises on a broad range of multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes and investigations with a particular emphasis on corporate fraud, bribery and corruption.

Prior to joining Osborne Clarke in January 2015, Chris spent seven years at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (where he trained), which included time on secondment with a multi-national client advising in relation to investigations and the roll-out of the client’s worldwide ABC policy and procedures across multiple jurisdictions.

Chris’ recent experience includes:

  • advising a financial institution in relation to bribery allegations involving an African subsidiary.
  • advising a raw materials client in relation to the investigation of alleged corruption and unethical conduct by employees.
  • advising in relation to a successful arbitration concerning the funding of a CIS dispute in the mining sector.
  • advising a travel company in relation to a claim for breach of warranty including the successful resolution of the matter in mediation.
  • advising a defence client in relation to the resolution of a contractual dispute.
  • advising Indian and Israeli multinational companies in relation to the application of appropriate anti-bribery policies and procedures.
  • advising Japanese, European and US clients on their obligations under the Modern Slavery Act.

Chris has previously acted for receivers appointed over the assets of a high-net-worth individual facing multiple claims in the English courts arising out of an alleged multi-billion dollar fraud; advised a large multi-national client in relation to allegations of bribery and corruption in multiple jurisdictions; and advised a multi-national technology company in relation to alleged fraud and ethical breaches by senior management.