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Practice Areas

Chris leads FRP’s Forensic Services team and has over 20 years’ experience of disputes, fraud, bribery and corruption investigations, regulatory enquiries, competition claims, and compliance and risk advisory assignments; including secondments to the Serious Fraud Office and Financial Services Authority. He also oversees FRP’s forensic technology team, which delivers data capture and electronic disclosure services to law firms and corporates.

Chris has acted as party-appointed expert on behalf of claimants and defendants, single joint expert and expert determiner. He has opined on matters including lost profits, misappropriation of funds and warranty claims.

Recent assignments:

- Appointment as expert on behalf of the defendant in a dispute between two international manufacturers, relating to an alleged breach of contract where he was cross-examined in the High Court;

- An investigation into allegations of bribery, corruption, money laundering and fraud by a US citizen, involving high-net-worth individuals, politically exposed persons, and a network of associated companies across the Middle East; and

- Appointment as expert in respect of ICC French law arbitration proceedings involving two aluminium producers.

Professional Memberships

Chris is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, member of the Academy of Experts and has an LLB Law degree.