Chris is a partner and Head of Life Sciences at UK law firm Penningtons Manches, based in Oxford. He specializes in intellectual property and commercial law, and EU and UK competition laws. Chris is particularly known for his work in the life sciences, healthtech and engineering sectors, and for his work for universities and their spin-out companies.
Chris is highly recommended for patent transactional work in IAM 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, where he is described as having ‘unique expertise assisting universities and their spin-outs, especially in the life sciences space’. He is a member of The Legal 500 “Hall of Fame”, is a Chambers UK leading expert and is rated in band 1 for intellectual property by both Chambers UK and The Legal 500.
Chris acts for many companies, Universities and investors that are active in the immuno-oncology space.