Chris has wide experience of advising on all aspects of procurement law, providing commercial advice to support his clients in achieving their objectives.
Chris is an associate in our Commercial practice. He splits his time between our London office and Glasgow, where he has a significant client base. He advises on public and utilities procurement law matters, as well as on the state aid rules.
Chris has considerable experience advising major UK and international clients in the private sector, as well as central, local and regional Government bodies, public and privately owned utilities, NHS bodies, universities and entities active in the energy sector.
He provides strategic advice on the process by which major works, services and supplies contracts are awarded in accordance with UK/European public and utilities procurement law, including liaising with stakeholders, designing procurement processes and drafting procurement documentation. He frequently works with multi-practice teams facilitating high-value transactions including those related to Government disposals, outsourcings and commercial joint ventures.
Chris also has a particular focus on supporting both claimant and defendant clients through procurement litigation. He has been involved in a number of high profile cases before the High Court in London and Court of Session in Edinburgh, including representing clients at trial, automatic suspension hearings, disclosure applications and strike out hearings.
Chris graduated from Glasgow University in 2008 and is dual-qualified in both England & Wales and Scotland. He is an active member of the Procurement Lawyers Association.