Chris is both technically astute and commercially savvy.

  • 60% Chilling with family
  • 10% Golfer
  • 10% Rugby Fan
  • 10% Fan of other sports
  • 10% Cars


  • Chartered Tax Adviser
  • Chartered Financial Planner
  • Previous experience with both HMRC and Grant Thornton
  • Over 30 years at Shorts
  • Profound breadth of knowledge across all areas of taxation
  • Successful negotiator

I lead our Private Client Services team, helping clients to protect their assets through effective tax planning and providing objective, tailor-made financial advice to individuals and business clients.

I advise on Inheritance Tax matters involving tax-efficient trust and will structures, and am heavily involved with investment, pensions and protection matters.

Through my qualifications, breadth of knowledge and experience, I bring together a bespoke and fully integrated Private Client solution for my clients; which includes individuals, trustees and business owners.

A particular specialism I have developed over the last 10 years has been assisting business owners to acquire their trading premises through their pension arrangements.

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Spring office closuresPlease be aware, our offices will be closed on Good Friday (15th April) and Easter Monday (18th April). We will also be closing at 11.30am on Friday 29th April whilst our team attend the COVID rescheduled 2021 Christmas Party.