Chris ParkerPartner at DLA Piper
Chris is a Partner in DLA Piper's Restructuring Group.
Chris leads the contentious restructuring group in the UK, working on international fraud and asset recovery, investigations and litigation in relation to various financial structures. Chris has represented officeholders and institutions on high-profile, complex proceedings including most recently the Lehman Brothers Waterfall litigation, which achieved success in the Supreme Court.
Chris regularly advises governments, regulators and development banks on restructuring and insolvency matters in relation to various sectors.
Areas of Practice
Restructuring specialist focussing on investigations, contentious matters and complex insolvencies acting for banks, funds, central banks, insolvency practitioners as well as corporates.
Very substantial experience of investigations, including two of the largest retail collapses of the last few years.
Substantial experience dealing with distressed financial services situations, including under the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive, having acted as international counsel on the first special administration of an EU branch of a non-EU.