Chris leads the expansion of the CRS Art and Luxury practice in the Middle East from Dubai.
He acts for a broad range of clients - from artists, collectors, museums, financiers, and galleries through to luxury brands and international wine merchants. He advises on both contentious and non-contentious matters, and has particular expertise in managing and protecting their intellectual property rights, including copyright, moral rights, and global brand portfolios.
He is a dual qualified Solicitor and Chartered Trade Mark Attorney, is admitted to practice in England and Wales, and is a registered legal consultant in Dubai. He has represented clients from London, Paris, and the Middle East, and has conducted proceedings in the EUIPO, UKIPO, English High Court, and in international arbitration proceedings.
Chris is a LexisNexis contributing author, has published and delivered seminars on the interface between law and architecture, and has served on a number of CITMA working groups.