Chris has been a partner at Clifford Chance since 1999 and currently heads up the London TPE practice. He specialises in corporate and financial taxation with particular emphasis on structured finance and international taxation.
“I am delighted to take on this role. Our market leading practices in tax, employee benefits, pensions and employment provide a full range of services to our firm’s outstanding client base. The changing legal market across the world is creating many opportunities for us to win new business and clients and I am very much looking forward to working with the other TPE partners and lawyers to strengthen further our position as the advisor of choice to our clients.”
Chris will be taking over the global leadership role from David Harkness. David, who has held the position for the maximum time permitted under the firm’s constitution, will continue in his role as a full time tax partner in the TPE practice.