Christopher became a Partner in the firm in 1973 and from 2003 to 2013 he was the firm’s Senior and Managing Partner.
He is now a Consultant to the firm, carrying a reduced workload and sitting as an Arbitrator, often nominated to act by the President of the Law Society.
When in full time practice, Christopher was a licensed Insolvency Practitioner and for many years he sat as a Crown Court and County Court Recorder, and on the Disciplinary and Regulatory Committees of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
He is regularly consulted in relation to specialist questions arising in relation to Bankruptcy, Directors personal liability issues and commercial litigation generally.
Christopher has also written a number of books, in particular “Personal Insolvency: Law & Practice (Butterworths) 3 editions”, “Vol. 3 (2) Encyclopaedia of Forms & Precedents”, “Vol. 7 Atkins Court Forms (Bankruptcy)”, “Vol. 10 Atkins Court Forms (Winding Up)” and numerous articles.
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Christopher Berry is an expert in contentious insolvency matters of all kinds.
Chambers UK 2013
Administrations and Receiverships
Bankruptcies and Liquidations
Confiscation and Restraint Proceedings
Director Disqualification Proceedings
Individual and Company Voluntary Arrangements
Recognised by Best Lawyers as a leader in Litigation since 2014
Ranked as a Leading Individual in the 2015 edition of Chambers UK
This team is quite rightly recognised as one of the outstanding personal insolvency practices in the market.
Chambers UK 2013
(Christopher Berry) …is very experienced, good and calm under pressure.
Chambers UK 2012
There isn't much he doesn't know about restructuring.
Chambers UK 2011
Christopher Berry is 'a safe pair of hands.
The Legal 500 2011