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Fieldfisher boosts Manchester disputes practice with professional negligence specialist



United Kingdom

Chris Gee joins the firm's team in the north west from Knights, where he was a partner specialising in business disputes and contentious probate work.

European law firm Fieldfisher is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Gee as a dispute resolution partner in the firm's Manchester office.

Chris Gee joins the firm from Knights, where he was a partner specialising in professional negligence claims and contentious probate matters.

Chris has a strong track record of advising on business disputes arising from professional negligence claims against accountants, surveyors and solicitors and is ranked as a leading individual by Legal 500 for commercial litigation in the north west.

He also has extensive experience of restrictive covenants and business protection issues.

Chris will join the firm in Manchester on 19 April 2021.

Commenting on Chris' appointment, Colin Gibson, Head of Dispute Resolution at Fieldfisher, said:

"We are thrilled that Chris is joining the team in Manchester, where we have a growing, multi-disciplinary disputes practice.

"The firm continues to build on its excellent reputation for disputes work and bringing experts like Chris on board will further enhance our capabilities and network."

Ian Austin, Managing Partner of Fieldfisher Manchester, added:

"Chris is joining us at a very exciting time for the Manchester office.

"We will be moving into our new office at No. 1 Spinningfields on 19 April, so we are looking forward to welcoming Chris at the start of a new chapter in our history."

Chris Gee said:

"I am delighted to be joining Fieldfisher, which has established a heavyweight presence in the North West legal market and across Europe.

"The firm's disputes team is known for the calibre of its lawyers and the quality of work it undertakes so I am tremendously excited to become a part of it."

About Fieldfisher

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors.

We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on energy & natural resources, technology, finance & financial services, life sciences and media.

The Manchester office is a multi service branch of the firm, offering specialist advice in a number of sectors including corporate, technology, real estate and dispute resolution, as well as regulatory, employment, intellectual property, insolvency and medical negligence.

With 23 partners and 163 lawyers and support staff, our Manchester team has a depth of experience across a variety of sectors (including retail, financial services and energy).

Our network has more than 1,700 people working across 25 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Beijing, Belfast, Birmingham, Bologna, Brussels, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Guangzhou, Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.