Our People

Chris Greenwell

Partner

  • Location: Leicester
  • Email: Chris Greenwell
  • Direct Telephone: +44 (0) 116 285 9056
  • Direct Fax: +44 (0) 116 285 9001
  • Mobile: +44 (0) 7778 049 691

Expertise

Chris mainly deals with professional negligence (issues arising out of insolvency, solicitors and financial services in particular) and complex commercial disputes. He also specialises in contentious probate/inheritance claims and develops the firm’s practice in this field.

Experience

Chris has practised in criminal defence, employment, personal injury (former member of a personal injury panel) and employment litigation over the last 25 years in Leicester; a collection of experience invaluable in delivery of the range of his practice and particular specialism’s now.

Successes

Recovery at mediation in October 2010 in £1.2 million claim for national lender against negligent solicitors and third parties in a sovereign state. Principle issue was the inviolability from litigation of a diplomatic mission, with a very substantial confidential settlement achieved.

Recovery in December 2009 of agency commissions at £1.6 million upon Angolan supply contract.

Acted for the taxpayer in the leading case of Jones -v- Garnett (Arctic Systems Limited) 2007; HMRC’s defeat in the House of Lords exposed HMRC to lost revenue in excess of £1 billion.

Interests

Chris enjoys mountaineering, skiing, rugby and military history.