Chris is widely acclaimed as one of the UK's leading Health and Safety lawyers, recognised in the 2016 legal directories as a Band 1 ranked lawyer in Chambers & Partners (UK Wide Health and Safety) and as a 'Leading Individual' (London & UK) within Legal 500.
Highly experienced in guiding Global and major UK businesses through incident related investigations and prosecutions, his expertise spans Health & Safety, Corporate Manslaughter, Corporate Homicide (Scotland), Environmental Crime, Fire Safety, Food Safety and Coroners Inquests.
Heading our 24/7 incident response team, Chris seeks to prevent matters becoming either a crisis or a drama by providing strategic, responsive and no-nonsense advice to protect client's immediate and long-term reputation and revenue. Having commenced his legal career in the 1990's as an orthodox crime lawyer, Chris has been specialising since 2001 in Regulatory Crime and continues to undertake interviews under caution, trial preparation, Coroners inquest and advocacy.
Retained by a significant number of household name clients in the Retail, Energy, Infrastructure, FM and Insurance sectors, he also provides 'upstream' compliance advice working closely with major client's SHE and Legal departments. Chris is an accomplished Trainer and Speaker in the Health & Safety field working for external training providers as well as own clients.