Our People

Our lawyers are experts in their field – you’d expect that - but they are also business-minded and aim to provide practical, helpful advice. Many trained with us, while others have been hand-picked from top city firms or have worked in industry for many years to become nationally recognised experts.

Chris Rees

Position: Partner

Tel: 0116 2473556 Mob: 07467 145192

Email: chris.rees@howespercival.com

Specialisms: Banking, Commercial Contracts, Corporate Finance, IT & E-commerce.

Sectors: Financial Services, Healthcare, Leisure & Tourism, Manufacturing, Media & Creative Industries, Science & Technology.

Chris Rees


Chris has considerable experience in all types of corporate transactional work including: acquisitions and disposals (all types – shares, assets, buy ins, buy outs etc), mergers, joint ventures (equity or collaborative), private equity and other investment based transactions, banking and other finance/funding work, and corporate reorganisations/ restructurings. Chris also advises clients on corporate governance, constitutional and/or structural matters, and commercial contracts.


Chris is a Partner in the Leicester Corporate Commercial Team.

2014: Partner at Howes Percival LLP
2005: Partner at Nelsons Solicitors
2002: Associate at Nelsons Solicitors
2000: Qualified as a solicitor (with Nelsons Solicitors)