AREA OF PRACTICE
Christian Toms is a member of Brown Rudnick’s International Litigation and Arbitration team. He has experience in a wide range of disputes, with a particular interest in investment banking and funds matters and other complex financial disputes, as well as director/shareholder and joint venture disputes and White Collar matters. Chris acts for a diverse group of international clients, having previously acted for and against investment banks, hedge funds, pension funds and other investors, as well as individuals, technology, construction and pharmaceutical companies. He regularly acts in intra-corporate disputes on behalf of directors and/or shareholders, and has advised on numerous matters arising out of the last financial crisis. Chris also has experience in confidential applications for privacy injunctions, and competition law related matters.
Chris is recommended by the Legal 500 (2016) for the areas of Commercial Litigation and Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail. Chris is also named in the London Super Lawyers List for the area of Commercial Litigation, and has featured each year since the List launched in 2013. Chris has been described as “tenacious” (Legal 500, 2015) and “attuned to clients’ interests” (Legal 500, 2014) and “noted for his helpfulness and intelligence” (Chambers UK, 2013). He was also a lead member of the “pugnacious and effective“ Brown Rudnick team who acted for a Dutch pension fund against Goldman Sachs (Legal 500, 2014).
Before joining Brown Rudnick, Chris was an associate barrister with the then Lovells LLP. Prior to that, he spent a number of years as a tenant in London chambers working as a criminal barrister, defending and prosecuting in a wide variety of cases.
In addition to fee earning work Chris has a keen interest in pro bono and plays an active role in supporting the Firm’s initiatives in this area.
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