Qualifications

LL.B (Hons) University of Edinburgh

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice University of Edinburgh

Special interests

Company and commercial

Professional liability and regulation

Public and fatal accident inquiries

Public law, including judicial review and human rights

Biography

Chris has a broad commercial practice with a particular expertise in professional liability litigation. He also has extensive experience in commercial contact and property litigations.

He is ranked by Chambers and the Legal 500 as a leading junior in clinical and professional negligence, and by Chambers in commercial dispute resolution.   

Chris also advises in relation to professional disciplinary proceedings, and has a keen interest in public law with experience of judicial reviews, administrative law and regulatory issues, including fatal accident inquiries.
 
In February 2015 Chris was appointed a standing junior counsel to the Scottish Government.  He is also a CEDR Accredited Mediator.