Chris co-heads our international US Group. He specialises in advising multinational technology companies and has a strong base of fast-growing VC-backed businesses looking to expand internationally.
Chris guides clients through complex contractual negotiations, data protection governance and compliance, and all areas of doing business online. His clients span the adtech, fintech, e-commerce, mobile, enterprise software, SaaS, cloud and high-end engineering sectors. Clients praise Chris' practical and commercially-minded advice.
|Since 2020||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|Since 2018||Joint co-ordinator, Taylor Wessing's, US Group for the USA|
|2006 - 2018||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2000 - 2006||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|1998 - 2000||Associate, Sidley|
|1996 - 1998||Assistant Solicitor, Manches & Co|
|1994 - 1996||Trainee Solicitor, Manches & Co|
|1996||Admitted as a lawyer, England, Wales|
|1994||Law Society Final Examination, College of Law, Guildford|
|1992||LLB (Hons), English and French Law, London School of Economics|
|1990||Diplome d'Etudes Juridiques Francaises, Universite Robert Schumann, Strasbourg, France|
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