Christopher Burke


Chris Burke leads the firm’s Commercial Litigation team with over 20 years extensive experience in this area.

Chris draws on his expertise to assist his business clients through a broad range of commercial disputes. His specialist areas are contractual disputes, shareholder/director disputes, injunctions, professional negligence and intellectual property matters.

Chris also heads up the property litigation department and has acted for both commercial landlords and tenants in disputes that can range from complex dilapidation claims to relatively simple rent recovery.

Chris also acts for private individuals with particular emphasis on property disputes such as boundary disputes, rights of way, nuisance and trespass as well as other Chancery litigation matters such as breaches of trust and contentious probate. 

Chris’s aim in dispute resolution is to look for an efficient and cost effective result for his clients. He has extensive experience of Alternative Dispute Resolution including mediations but where necessary is willing to pursue matters assertively through the County Court, High Court and if necessary the Court of Appeal. 

Chris has acted for clients on a number of reported cases. 

Chris is a member of the Commercial Litigators Association (CLAN).

In his spare time, Chris is a dedicated family man and enjoys most sports, particularly football.