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Chris Boswell
Associate
Qualifications & Education
  • Master of Laws, University College London.
  • Bachelor of Law with First Class Honours, University of Otago.
  • Bachelor of Arts majoring in Economics, University of Otago.
Admissions
  • Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand

Chris is an experienced commercial litigator with a broad practice. He has a particular focus on complex contractual, professional negligence, insolvency, administrative, and trust law disputes.

Chris holds a Master of Laws from University College London, a Bachelor of Laws with Honours (First Class) and Bachelor of Arts from University of Otago. He was admitted to the New Zealand Bar in November 2017.

Chris spent five and a half years practicing at a premium boutique litigation firm in Auckland, New Zealand, before moving to London to study for his LLM. He joined Enyo in November 2023.

Cases
  • Acting for a large property developer in a complex contractual claim against a local government body and a related entity. The claim concerned the design and construction of a metropolitan town centre and was heard at a two-month high trial in the New Zealand High Court.
  • Acting for a government agency in a successful defence of a contractual and statutory duties claim and subsequent cost and enforcement proceedings against the unsuccessful claimant and several non-parties, which reached the leave to appeal stage of the Supreme Court.
  • Acting for a software provider against a former client in a contractual and consumer protection claim, in relation to failed software implementation project.
  • Acting for an incorporated society advocating for the disabled and visually impaired in an application for judicial review of local and central government decisions allowing e scooters to be operated on the footpath.
  • Acting for and advising a large insurance broker in relation to numerous allegations of professional negligence and breach of contract.
  • Acting for Public Trust, New Zealand’s statutory trustee, in relation to numerous allegations of breach of contract, professional negligence, and breach of trust.
News
Feb 6, 2024
Anna Brownrigg speaking at Thought Leaders 4 Disputes: Financial Institutions Litigation
Anna Brownrigg will be speaking alongside a panel on Analysing the Rise of ESG Risks in Financial Institutions Litigation at...
Jan 29, 2024
PACCAR and beyond; the litigation funding landscape going into 2024
2023 was something of a rollercoaster in the UK for litigation funders and their clients. Ever since the Supreme Court...
Jan 11, 2024
What the data says about experts in English commercial litigation
Introduction Expert testimony in legal cases is pivotal. These professionals offer specialised knowledge, clarifying complex details for judges and juries....
Dec 19, 2023
Dyson Group wins jurisdictional battle in the English court over migrant worker ESG claims: what next for supply chain liability?
Summary The English High Court has declined jurisdiction over claims brought by Nepalese and Bangladeshi migrant workers against companies in...