Financial services & banking

Chris had a vibrant and varied advisory practice in financial services for 20 years - so is most 'at home' when mediating in this area.


  • in the 1990s - pension scheme surplus litigation. FIMBRA’s clean-up of equity release
  • in the 2000s - lender claims against valuers. PIA Pension Review
  • in the 2010s - pensions equalisation claims. FSCS's Keydata litigation against IFAs

Use these links to see examples of financial services disputes Chris has mediated:

Mis-selling: IFAs/banks alleged to have given bad financial advice to customers.

Bank recovery actions: lenders seeking debt recovery from borrowers and guarantors.

Pension scheme disputes: alleged negligence/maladministration by pension professionals.

“Extremely talented and reliable. Good humour, great instincts.”
Chambers Guide
“stands out for financial services disputes”
Chambers Guide 2013
“…strong background in insurance”
Legal 500 2014
“commercial, intellectual, constructive”
Chambers Guide 2013
“Informal and amiable style… friendly yet robust”
Chambers Guide
“Keeps things moving at a cracking pace”
Chambers Guide
“highly thorough…gains client trust”
Chambers Guide 2012