Chris is a Partner who specialises in the nuclear sector. Chris was previously a senior in-house nuclear lawyer and Head of Legal and Company Secretary for EDF’s Existing Nuclear Generation Business (formerly British Energy) and EDF’s Nuclear New Build Business in the UK. Prior to that, Chris was in-house counsel at URENCO, the international nuclear enrichment and technology business, where Chris dealt with nuclear liability, international transport of radioactive materials, nuclear insurance and uranium trading. Chris has extensive experience of nuclear new build in the US and UK, including regulatory consenting and nuclear site license applications, land assembly, procurement/construction issues, energy market reform and practical experience of the front end/back end international nuclear fuel cycle, including funded decommissioning arrangements and waste strategies. Chris is currently involved with nuclear new build and fuel cycle work in the UK and internationally.
He is a frequent speaker at industry events and is Co-Chairman of the UK Nuclear Industry Association’s Legal Affairs Working Group; a member of the International Nuclear Lawyers Association and the World Nuclear Association’s Legal Working Group.