Christopher Colbridge is a partner in and heads the Firm’s international litigation and arbitration group in London. He has represented multi-national corporations, governments and government-owned entities in international arbitration and litigation cases around the world. In addition, Chris has particular experience in conducting white collar crime investigations on a global basis.

Chris has been cited as a leading international arbitration lawyer in Chambers Global, Chambers UK and The Legal 500 UK. The legal directories describe Chris as: “an absolutely superb tactician, who has unrivalled knowledge of the detail of each case”; “commercially insightful”; and “superb”. In 2019, Benchmark Litigation Europe named Chris as the “International Arbitration Lawyer of the Year.” Also in 2019, The Legal 500 International Arbitration Powerlist recognised Chris as a leading international arbitration lawyer in 2019 and he is recognised as a Leading Individual in the Legal 500 UK 2021 edition.


Memberships & Affiliations

International Arbitration Institute

  • UK Correspondent

London Court of International Arbitration

  • Member

International Bar Association

  • Arbitration Committee of CPR


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1992, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England & Wales 
  • 1999, Admitted to the Paris Bar, France


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish


  • Université Paris 1 Panthéon-SorbonneLicence et Maîtrise en droit privé1989
  • King's College LondonLL.B.