Chris Burns

Partner – Head of Family and Head of Charities and Social Enterprises

About Chris

Christopher Burns, Partner and Head of the Family Team, has over 27 year’s experience of dealing with complex financial and children’s cases. Chris also heads up our Charities and Social Enterprises team.

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Partner in family and charities and social enterprises

These often include jurisdictional or relocation issues. Additionally, he regularly  advises on pre and post nuptial agreements and cohabitee disputes. With his wealth of experience, together with a reputation for his empathetic approach, Chris represents a variety of professional and private clients during  emotive times when sensible legal advice is at a premium  His experience and reputation makes him a ‘go to’ practitioner for clients seeking premium and incisive advice.

Testimonials reference his  “to-the-point, direct and no-nonsense approach”; he tells it like it is and he is very good at what he does.”  “Chris is a truly trusted advisor who gives clam and measured legal advice, clearly presenting the options and the various risks and possible results”.  

The latest edition of the Legal 500 reports:- The ‘extremely capable‘ Christopher Burns leads the family offering at Lupton Fawcett. Offering clients traditional legal approaches or collaborative alternatives, the team handles matters arising from pre and post nuptial agreements, cohabitation and financial provision disputes. The firm has a strong reputation for its work in personal futures and has expertise in relation to security, tax and pensions issues. 

Chris is also a valued member of our Education and Family Business teams.

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