Experience and Background

Chris is a very experienced commercial and technology lawyer advising on a wide variety of trading arrangements, including complex manufacturing and distribution arrangements, procurement, service provision and supply and licensing arrangements. Chris’s technology and e-commerce advice includes hardware procurement, software development, licensing and support, including SaaS/PaaS agreements and data protection issues. Chris is recognised as a key lawyer in the Legal 500 for both commercial and technology work.

Prior to joining, Chris worked for major international and city law firms advising businesses from small owner-managed businesses to major multi-national conglomerates. Chris has considerable experience in advising on logistics and warehousing issues having spent 6 months working on secondment with one of the UK’s major retailers and advising some of the UK’s major supermarket chains.

Chris also has specific expertise in sports related work, having advised the UK’s premier motorsport venue, a premiership rugby team and one of the world cup organising bodies on a variety of contracts including licensing, sponsorship, hospitality, merchandising and outside broadcast agreements.

  • 2022 - Present Howes Percival, Director
  • 2008 - 2022: Dentons, Counsel
  • 2006 - 2008: Howes Percival, Partner
  • 2003 - 2006: Howes Percival, Director
  • 2002 - 2004: Howes Percival, Associate Solicitor
  • 1997 - 2002: Masons, Solicitor
  • 1990 - 1997: Henmans, Solicitor
  • 1988 - 1990: Mills & Reeve, Trainee Solicitor



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