Chris joined FRP in 2016 as a Partner in our Forensic Services team. He has more than 20 years’ experience of disputes, fraud, bribery and corruption investigations, regulatory enquiries, and compliance and risk advisory assignments. That includes three years on secondment as a forensic accountant with the Serious Fraud Office, and a secondment to the Financial Services Authority as a financial investigator.
Chris is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has an LLB Law degree. His recent assignments include being appointed as expert on behalf of the defendant in a dispute between two international manufacturers, relating to an alleged breach of contract where he was cross-examined in the High Court, and an investigation into allegations of bribery, corruption, money laundering and fraud by a US citizen, involving high-net-worth individuals, politically exposed persons, and a network of associated companies across the Middle East.
Chris has acted as party-appointed expert on behalf of claimants and defendants, and single joint expert. He has opined on matters including lost profits, misappropriation of funds, and warranty claims.