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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
May 20, 2024
LIDW 2024: Clash of Jurisdictions – era of sanctions, anti-suit and anti-anti-suit injunctions?
Enyo Law is co-hosting an event at London International Disputes Week 2024 alongside One Essex Court, ALRUD law firm, and...
May 16, 2024
MUR Shipping: Force Majeure and Reasonable Endeavours – Contractual Certainty and how to Foresee the Unforeseeable
This week, the Supreme Court issued its decision in the highly anticipated RTI Ltd (Respondent) v MUR Shipping BV (Appellant)...
May 15, 2024
Creditors duty – taking stock
In this update we analyse recent developments in the UK and other common law countries to flesh out unanswered questions...
May 7, 2024
One step closer to a sustainable EU?
An update on progress On 24 April 2024, the EU Parliament approved the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD), moving...