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Co-leader of Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement

Chris Chapman

Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement, Cross-Border Investigations & Enforcement

"In Chris Chapman, Mayer Brown have an absolutely outstanding individual, who really makes himself available for a consultation, and also introduces other members of the team to support projects." He is "at the top of his game. He combines great experience and judgment beyond his years with an unflappable manner."

"Chris Chapman is an excellent leader on projects. He is very easy and reassuring to deal with from a client perspective." He is "a very experienced and able litigator, especially dealing with investment banks in disputes involving derivatives. He combines good judgement with a real understanding of the business and a strong sense of what really matters."

Legal 500

Visión general

Chris advises banks, insurers, other financial institutions and their senior managers on contentious and non-contentious regulatory issues under UK and EU law, including internal and external investigations and domestic and cross-border transactions and matters involving regulatory and law enforcement authorities, such as the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. He also represents financial institutions in litigation and arbitration disputes.

Experiencia

Including experience prior to joining Mayer Brown:

Investigations and enforcement

  • Advising a major international investment bank on a global market abuse and antitrust investigation.  
  • Advising a major international investment bank on an insider dealing investigation. 
  • Advising a major international insurance firm on a market-leading FCA enforcement investigation into bribery and corruption issues.
  • Advising a major international insurance firm on an FCA enforcement investigation in the life insurance, pensions and retirement and asset management sectors.  
  • Advising a major retail insurance firm and its CEO on an FCA enforcement investigation relating to governance, systems and controls, misselling and complaints handling. 

Reconocimeinto

  • Listed as a key lawyer for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime, Insurance and Banking Litigation, "Chris Chapman is a very experienced and able litigator, especially dealing with investment banks in disputes involving derivatives. He combines good judgement with a real understanding of the business and a strong sense of what really matters." "In Chris Chapman, Mayer Brown have an absolutely outstanding individual, who really makes himself available for a consultation, and also introduces other members of the team to support projects." He is "at the top of his game. He combines great experience and judgment beyond his years with an unflappable manner." "Chris Chapman is an excellent leader on projects. He is very easy and reassuring to deal with from a client perspective." He possesses a "keen eye for the client’s best interests". "Chris Chapman – recent partner keen to prove himself, pugnacious and with a keen eye for the client’s best interests." Legal 500; Banking Litigation
  • "Chris Chapman is brilliant – he is always across the detail and has great judgment." "Chris Chapman is very good, he provides excellent mixture of technical legal analysis coupled with real world pragmatism and is very good at thinking through solutions and next steps." "Chris Chapman is an exceptional lawyer – very insightful, pragmatic and a pleasure to work with." "We had many phone calls and emails back and forth with the firm’s partner, Chris Chapman and other team members. Every email was answered in a timely and informative manner. Nothing was ever an inconvenience for Chris." Legal 500: Corporate and Commercial

Educación

  • Victoria University of Wellington, LLB, First Class Honors

Admisiones

  • England and Wales
  • New Zealand
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