Chris Sutton

Associate Lawyer

Chris is a Chartered Legal Executive based at our Newbury office but can also see clients in Basingstoke. He studied law at Reading University before being called as a barrister in 2010. Chris is a Chartered member of the Institute of Legal Executives and was a finalist for the national award of Chartered Legal Executive of the Year in Family Law for 2018 and was listed as a “next generation leading lawyer” for the Berkshire/Oxfordshire region by the Legal 500 in 2017.

Having been called to the Bar, he is a skilled advocate and undertakes a significant amount of his own advocacy in Court. He has a practical approach to children matters relating to residence and arrangements to spend time with children and has also had recent success with cases concerning grandparent’s time with children and cases concerning child abduction under the Hague Convention in the High Court, London. Chris is also astute at financial remedy matters upon divorce and separation and works on cases with a broad range of assets, including multi-million-pound international cases.

Chris is a member of Resolution, the organisation committed to family matters being dealt with amicably and sat on the Regional Committee for Resolution in Berkshire & Buckinghamshire for more than three years.

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To contact Chris, please call 01635 785100 or email newbury@kjsmith.co.uk.

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