Chris graduated with a degree in Law from Durham University in 2007 and completed the Legal Practice Course (LPC) at BPP Law School in Leeds.
After a successful period as a paralegal at HGF Law gaining experience of all aspects of intellectual property law Chris completed his training with Irwin Mitchell LLP. During that time Chris gained valuable experience of litigation and non-contentious IP matters. Chris rejoined HGF Law in 2012 as a qualified solicitor. He works directly with Martyn Fish and Paul Sanderson and assists in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property law.
Chris has been involved in High Court actions relating to patents, trade marks and copyright and design rights, and acted for a client in the first patent case in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC). He has experience in preparing pleadings documents relating to all aspects of litigation including particulars of claim, product descriptions, witness statements and defences.