Mr Chris Allen > Blacks Solicitors LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Blacks Solicitors LLP
CITY POINT
29 KING STREET
LEEDS
LS1 2HL
England

Work Department

Employment

Position

Managing Partner

Career

Chris Allen qualified as a Solicitor in 1993 and joined Blacks Solicitors in 1994, where he has held the position of Managing Partner since 2008.

He specialises in advising on the drafting and negotiation of Settlement Agreements, drafting contracts of employment, and conducting Employment Tribunal proceedings.

Chris is also a member of the firm’s Sports Law team which provides a wide range of niche legal services to professional sportsmen and women, both in Yorkshire and across the UK. The Team also acts on behalf of a number of sports clubs, associations, manufacturers and retailers.

Chris has won the Managing Partner of the Year award at the Yorkshire Legal Awards on two occasions.

Memberships

Law Society, Employment Lawyers Association, Bradford Breakthrough and Business Connections Bradford networking group

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Employment > Employment: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Blacks Solicitors LLP acts for both employers and employees on the full gamut of issues, including specialist offerings in claims against the Police and Ministry of Defence, and advising GP surgeries and dentists. It is also regularly instructed by educational institutions. Paul Kelly and Tom Moyes  jointly lead the team, that clients praise for having a ‘personal touch’. David Ward , Chris Allen and Euan Lawrence are also recommended.