"Chris Walton is a huge asset to any complex criminal case"
The Legal 500
Chris is an acknowledged expert in the fields of high-profile white collar crime, serious fraud, money laundering, high-value confiscation and restraint proceedings and civil recovery cases.
His mastery of complex issues, along with his success in major business crime cases that have helped shape the law, mark him out as a leader in his field. The most recent edition of The Legal 500 international legal guide calls him "a huge asset to any complex criminal case".
Chris’ extensive career has seen him head fraud teams and achieve an enviable record of success in cases brought by the Serious Fraud Office. He takes cases to the Court of Appeal, has acted in leading cases on disclosure of material held by a third party and advises clients pre and post-charge when they are investigated by authorities such as HMRC, FCA, NCA and CPS Special Casework.
His analysis, case management and ability to gain agreement on complex issues have earned the respect of his peers. Chris’ experience and mastery of issues in complex and challenging civil fraud and civil recovery cases have marked him out as an outstanding solicitor in his field.
He is a member of the London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association and the Fraud Lawyers Association.
The Legal 500
Senior Associate Solicitor
Chris is an expert in white collar crime, serious fraud, money laundering, confiscation and restraint proceedings and civil recovery. He advises clients investigated by the SFO, HMRC, FCA, and NCA, among others.