Chris Sutton

Employment law, Newbury, Berkshire.

Chris Sutton - Partner

Family Law

Chris is a Partner and leads our Family Department. He studied law at Reading University and was subsequently called to the Bar in 2010.

Because Chris trained as a barrister he excels as an advocate, frequently representing clients in the Family Court. He particularly specialises in child-related issues, demonstrating a pragmatic approach to matters of residence and child arrangements.  He has achieved positive outcomes in cases involving grandparent-child interactions and child abduction under the Hague Convention; cases tried at the High Court in London.  Notably, he has garnered praise for his adept handling of cases involving domestic abuse and coercive control, offering a delicate blend of empathy and robust representation.

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Chris Sutton's areas of expertise

Areas of Expertise

Chris excels in dealing with financial matters following divorce or separation. His caseload encompasses a wide spectrum of assets, ranging from international multimillion-pound cases involving yachts and villas, to family trusts and business-related disputes.

Chris has earned recognition as a finalist for the prestigious national Chartered Legal Executive of the Year award in Family Law.  And the Legal 500 has awarded him the distinction of being a "next generation leading lawyer" and he has maintained a presence as a recommended lawyer in the same directory for several years.

Active in professional circles, Chris is a valued member of Resolution, an organization dedicated to fostering amicable resolutions in family matters.  He is also a committee member of the Thames Valley Family Lawyers Society.

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