Chris has overall responsibility for risk management and compliance within the firm. This involves ensuring that the firm and its partners and staff meets relevant regulatory obligations, and that partners, other lawyers and staff at the firm have the necessary information and tools to enable them to support and meet that objective. The role also involves identifying ways in which knowledge and awareness of risks can help manage and reduce them, and so support achievement of the firm’s overall strategy and goals. Chris is also responsible for managing the firm’s professional indemnity insurance requirements.
Chris qualified and practised as a litigation lawyer before moving into in-house and, latterly, risk management roles. He has more than 15 years’ experience in law firm risk management, working in other leading international law firms.