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14th Feb 2019
He has represented clients from, and advised on disputes relating to, a number of different jurisdictions throughout Europe, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. A number of those disputes have been subject to arbitration, under differing arbitration rules. He has a particular interest in disputes which have a conflict of laws element (whether as to jurisdiction, or choice of law, or otherwise).
Very often his cases will involve complicated issues of law, fact and/or expert evidence; and those issues have arisen in a range of different types of project across a range of different disciplines.
Christopher is recommended in the most recent editions of both Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners as a leading junior in the fields of Construction, IT, International Arbitration and Energy & Natural Resources. He is ranked in Band 1 by Chambers and Partners for Construction, Energy & Natural Resources and International Arbitration (Construction/Engineering); and in Tier 1 by Legal 500 for International Arbitration.
He has been involved in cases concerning a range of different aspects of building, construction and civil engineering projects, representing contractors, employers and consultants. He is fully conversant with the major standard form contracts used in the construction industry, and has extensive experience of the issues arising in construction projects of all types. Examples of his work include:
OIL AND GAS
OTHER NATURAL RESOURCES AND UTILITIES
In addition to Christopher’s experience in oil and gas projects, he has also been instructed on cases relating to projects involving other natural resources, utilities and the like. By way of example:
He has experience in the professional negligence field in relation to claims brought against construction industry professionals. Case examples include:
Christopher has been instructed by customers and suppliers in relation to claims concerning computer hardware/software and telecommunication systems, including:
Read law at University College, Oxford – distinction in Law Moderations, first class degree in Finals and first class degree in BCL; winner of Eldon Law scholarship. Graded outstanding in Bar Vocational Course. Sometime tutor of law at Wadham College, Oxford and LSE.
Editor of Building Law Reports; Contributing editor of Hudson’s Building and Engineering Contracts, 12th edition.
Christopher is a member of TECBAR, COMBAR, LCLCBA, SCL and the Society for Computers and Law.