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Year of Call: 2014


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Clerk: Joanne Caunt

Clerk: Ellen McInall


Chris joined the Leeds centre of Chambers in October 2017 and has a broad chancery practice covering commercial and traditional work. He accepts instructions in all areas in which Chambers practises, and appears regularly in the High Court and County Court throughout the country.

Chris is ranked for Chancery and Probate work in the Legal 500.

Chris grew up in Leeds and Harrogate, before studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University and later Commercial Law at the LSE.

  • Chris is very personable, and always delivers pragmatic advice in a manner which is easy to understand. He is calm under pressure and an excellent advocate.

    Legal 500 2023
  • A well organised and thorough barrister with the ability to liaise with clients

    Legal 500 2022

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Significant Cases

Career and Associations

Member of the Chancery Bar Association

Member of the Northern Eastern Circuit Commercial Bar Association

Member of the North Eastern Circuit

Tenancy at Enterprise Chambers, 2017

Pupillage, XXIV Old Buildings & Enterprise Chambers, 2016 – 17

Paralegal, Mishcon de Reya LLP (Trusts and Succession Disputes team), 2015 – 16

LLM, Commercial Specialism (Distinction), London School of Economics, 2014 – 15

BPTC (Very Competent), University of Law, Bloomsbury Kennedy Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn), 2013 -14

GDL (Distinction), University of Law, York, 2012-13

Lord Haldane Scholarship, Hardwicke Award (Lincoln’s Inn), 2012-13

BA, Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Oriel College, Oxford, 2009-12

Leeds Grammar School, 1997-2008


Contributor to the Rural Law Notebook