Chris is Spalding born and bred and joined Maples as an Office Junior in August 2001 straight from Spalding Grammar School at the age of 17.
Over the years Chris has progressed within the firm, initially taking over the role of IT Manager in 2003 and then together with acting as assistant Legal Cashier from 2005 onwards.
Chris assumed the role of Office Manager in 2013 and then in 2017 stepped up to also become our Senior Legal Cashier.
From 1st January 2021, Chris was made a Partner of the firm in his 20th year after starting with us.
In January 2023 Chris took over from Anita Toal as the firm's Managing Partner and oversees the firm’s compliance for Lexcel, CQS and the like, aswell as all the finances and administration within the firm from preparing Estate Accounts for the Probate Department to dealing with all HR matters including recruitment (and everything in between!). Chris is the firms COFA (Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration).
Outside of work, Chris combines his love of sport with spending time with his young family. Chris has also been involved with grassroots football in various capacities for well over a decade now.