He first worked for Clyde & Co in Hong Kong in 1990. Since then he has worked in the UK and spent nearly 20 years in the Middle East (with periods living and working in Doha, Qatar as well as in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates). He was also the Middle East Regional Managing Partner / Chairman of another international law firm before re-joining Clyde & Co in 2014 as Managing Partner of the Abu Dhabi office.
Christopher's primary focus is on dispute resolution and he handles both domestic and international litigation and arbitration. His clients include regional and international energy companies; insurance and financial institutions; publicly listed entities; and transport organisations (including charterers, classification societies, logistic companies and ship-owners).
The matters handled are often complex, high profile and with very significant amounts in dispute.
He is a regular speaker at events and contributes to regional and international press and industry specific publications.
Christopher has been acknowledged by Chambers Global as a Notable Practitioner ranked Band One Dispute Resolution: International.