Burges Salmon LLP

Chris Jackson

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Chris chairs the firm's Transport Sector Group and oversees the work of the sector in Rail, Highways, Aviation and Ports/marine. He is recognised as a leading lawyer with a track record of success in complex commercial and regulatory projects and disputes. He has national recognition in three areas - the transport industry, public procurement (including complex procurement challenges for both authorities and bidders) - and health and safety. He has been closely involved in policy, strategic and operational work (and in developing the firm's strong specialist practices) in each of these areas. He also oversees a number of projects relating to intelligent transport systems, transport technology and Connected and Autonomous Mobility.


Trained Macfarlanes; qualified 1990; partner Burges Salmon 1997.

Professional Memberships

Law Society; Solicitor-Advocate (Civil).


Regular columnist and Editorial Board Member for Rail Review magazine.


Educated at Cambridge University (MA Hons Law). Leisure interests include swimming, golf and mountain biking.