Chris Ross > RPC > London, England > Lawyer Profile
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Partner. Chris Ross is a litigator specialising in commercial, banking and finance and competition-related disputes, often with a multi-jurisdictional element.
He has acted in a variety of matters involving complex derivatives, structured products and other lending and finance arrangements. His clients include hedge funds, asset managers and sophisticated institutional investors.
Chris is a member of the firm’s cross-practice Competition Litigation team. He has advised clients in both bringing and defending follow-on damages claims, in relation to competition law infringements at both domestic and EU level.
Prior to joining RPC, Chris lived and worked in Singapore and has experience of dispute resolution mechanisms across South East Asia.
He is a Solicitor Advocate with Higher Rights of Audience.
Herbert Smith Freehills 2004-2012; qualified 2006; RPC 2012; partner RPC 2017.
King Edward VI Grammar School; Pembroke College, University of Oxford: MA (Jurisprudence); Oxford Institute of Legal Practice.
Tennis; running; motorsport
Lawyer Rankings(Next Generation Partners)
‘For investors or borrowers in need of a strong firm to take on the banking behemoths‘, RPC is a firm to note. It handles litigation relating to capital markets transactions, structured finance products, loan facilities and contentious insolvency and restructuring matters and benefits from the ability to leverage its strong non-contentious commercial, tax and insurance practices, while remaining conflict-light. The ‘tough and pragmatic‘ Tom Hibbert (who specialises in investment banking litigation with an emphasis on capital markets, fund management-related matters) heads the commercial disputes group while Simon Hart leads the banking and financial markets disputes team, which includes Andy McGregor and contentious regulation expert Jonathan Cary. It fields ‘an exceptionally strong group of more junior partners‘, which include Alan Williams, the ‘diligent, thoughtful and creative‘ Parham Kouchikali, Chris Ross and recently promoted Daniel Hemming (who ‘is a star of the future‘). ‘Outstanding senior associate‘ Charlotte Henschen (née Ducker) is also a ‘huge asset to any litigation team‘.
- Next Generation Partners - London > Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail
- Banking litigation: investment and retail - London > Dispute resolution
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Public sector > Education: institutions
- Public sector > Education: individuals
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market
- Public sector > Education: schools
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Media and entertainment (including media finance)
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Reputation management
- Industry focus > Retail and consumer
- Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail
- Risk advisory > Corporate governance
- Corporate and commercial > Customs and excise
- Employment > Health and safety
- Insurance > Insurance and reinsurance litigation
- Insurance > Insurance: corporate and regulatory
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms
- Insurance > Product liability: defendant
- Insurance > Professional negligence
- Dispute resolution > Tax litigation and investigations
- Industry focus > TMT
- Insurance > Clinical negligence: defendant
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: premium
- Risk advisory > Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity
- Employment > Employers
- Corporate and commercial > Financial services: contentious
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Gaming and betting
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property: trade marks, copyright and design
- Corporate and commercial > Partnership
- Insurance > Personal injury: defendant
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport
- Dispute resolution > Competition litigation
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property: patents (contentious and non-contentious)
- Industry focus > Life sciences and healthcare
- Corporate and commercial > M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£500m
- Corporate and commercial > Private equity: transactions - mid-market deals (up to £250m)
- Dispute resolution > Professional discipline
- Risk advisory > Regulatory investigations and corporate crime (advice to corporates)
- Real estate > Construction: contentious
- Dispute resolution > International arbitration
- Corporate and commercial > Financial services: non-contentious/regulatory
- Corporate and commercial > EU and competition
- Finance > Corporate restructuring & insolvency