Chris Snell
Senior Associate

Chris is a Senior Associate at Marshall Diel & Myers Limited. Having been called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2010, Chris has over 10 years of experience as a Barrister, primarily practicing in the areas of commercial litigation, insolvency (both contentious and non-contentious) and company law.

In 2021 he was successful before the Court of Appeal in what was described as a “landmark decision” in relation to the legality of litigation funding agreements. Most recently, Chris also argued (successfully) the first case to come before the English High Court in relation to the tort of passing off in the context of cryptocurrency, acting for the founders of Litecoin.

Expertise

Chris has experience of all aspects of commercial and civil litigation; with a particular emphasis on banking and finance related disputes; contentious insolvency disputes; and shareholder disputes.

Education

University of Birmingham (LL.B, 2009)

Bar Vocation Course, London (2010)