Career and experience

Chris heads up our Energy Team at Foot Anstey. Recognised as one of the most innovative and creative lawyers in the business, Chris was named in 2019’s The Lawyer Hot 100. His ambition lies in finding new opportunities in emerging technologies – helping to create hybrid energy and data projects that put the customer first.

Chris is an extremely innovative, commercial and client-focused lawyer who is always ahead of renewable energy industry developments. He strives to put the needs of his clients first and is excellent at explaining complex legal issues.

Never short of energy,  in his spare time Chris plays and coaches rugby and writes, records and performs music with four fellow lawyers in his band, Jacanda.

 

Expertise
  • Renewable energy projects and funding
  • Energy storage and flexibility
  • PPAs/aggregation agreements, private wire arrangements and grid
  • EV infrastructure projects and future mobility
  • Complex charging and data sharing arrangements
  • Flexibility, data flows and rewiring the legislative toolbox
Accolades
  • Hot 100 Lawyer.
  • London Band 3 Chambers ranked lawyer.
  • Chair of the Energy Storage Network's Markets and Revenues Group.
  • Sits on the Government's Energy Data Task Force steering group.

Chris is considered by sources to be “very good and knowledgeable on battery storage issues.” Clients say: “He is excellent: he gives sensible, pragmatic advice and has good experience in the renewable energy sector.” 

 

Chambers 2019