Chris Wilkie

Trainee Solicitor


Chris Wilkie is a Trainee Solicitor in the Employment team.

Prior to working in this role Chris worked as a Market Insight Analyst in an Equity Release firm, developing VBA code to analyse employee and third-party performance and demographics of the market.

Relevant experience

  • As part of an expansion of the firm, Chris proceeded to help establish, market and manage a will writing service.
  • Private individual: Assisting in a high value dispute against a consultant regarding the permitted overspending on refurbishments to a private dwelling. This included assisting with the electronic disclosure exercise of circa 18,000 documents
  • Local council: Assisting in a high value dispute regarding a consultant’s negligence in managing a project. This included assisting with both electronic and physical copy disclosure exercise of circa 70,000 documents.
  • Local council: Assisting in a high value dispute regarding the purported wrongful termination of a contractor. This included reviewing client documents and organising the production of 11 bundles to provide to Counsel.
  • Private individual: Assisting in a dispute regarding the contractor’s poor standards of work in a property renovation. This included drafting instructions to Counsel to prepare a response to a defence and reviewing client documents to provide as supporting material.
  • Contractor: Advising a contractor on their rights to recover payments for works done prior to the discontinuation of their instructions and demand the cessation of breaches to their intellectual property rights.