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Year of Call: 2009

E: ChrisRoyle@enterprisechambers.com

T: 0113 246 0391

Clerk: Joanne Caunt

Clerk: Ellen McInall

Profile

Chris has wide-ranging experience in all of chambers’ main areas of work. His practice focuses particularly on property (including landlord & tenant), traditional chancery and commercial law. He has experience of appellate advocacy, having been involved in eight appeals in 2016 alone.

Chris has a specialist practice in the law of enforcement by certificated enforcement agents (formerly bailiffs) and High Court Enforcement Officers. He regularly advises and appears for such clients in regulatory and commercial matters.

Chris also has a significant practice in the law of non-domestic rating and council tax in the Magistrates’ Courts.

Having had 10 years’ experience founding and running a technology business specialising in computer and network security, Chris has a useful insight into the practicalities of commercial transactions and operations. He is ideally placed to assist with IT services disputes in the commercial or employment contexts.

In relation to each area of law in which he practises, Chris is happy to consider instructions in professional negligence claims.

Practice Areas

Career and Associations

Member of:
• Chancery Bar Association
• North Eastern Circuit
• North Eastern Circuit Commercial Bar Association

Appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Regional Counsel 2012-2018

Called to the Bar (Lincoln’s Inn, July 2009)

BPP Law School (LL.B (Hons.)) 1st class, Bar Vocational Course (Very Competent)

Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge (BA (Computer Sciences Tripos), 2.i; Cambridge MA)

Leeds Grammar School