Chris Fotheringham

Trainee Solicitor


Chris is a Trainee Solicitor in the Commercial and Intellectual Property team.

Chris previously worked at Ashfords LLP as a Paralegal in the Real Estate department, where he assisted on Landlord and Tenant matters as well as assisting in residential development work, before going on to assist in the Risk & Compliance department.

Chris has recently finished his first seat in Ashfords’ Corporate Team where he assisted in M&A transactions (acting for buyer and seller), investment rounds and also company reorganisations.

Prior to joining Ashfords LLP, Chris undertook his BA in History and MA in Medieval Studies at Swansea University before going on to complete the GDL and Legal Practise Course with an MSc in Law, Business and Management at the University of Law, Exeter Campus. Chris has previously worked within the public sector and has also worked within the charities sector.


Relevant experience

  • Private company – assisting with the sale of a private company with over 50 shareholders for a value of £30 million.
  • Private company – assisting a caretech company on its $11.5m funding round.