Area of Work:
Corporate and Wealth Planning

Specialisation:
Corporate matters, taxation, offshore trusts and corporate structures

Summary of Work:
Chris trained with Rooks Rider Solicitors and is the Senior Partner specialising in corporate and wealth-planning matters. His philosophy has always been that “nothing moves without a tax consequence” – and this is reflected in his overall career experience and the manner in which he provides advice. Chris takes a business-like approach to the practice of law and uses a solution-led methodology when dealing with his clients’ requirements.

Chris regularly travels to Dubai, the Caribbean, the Far East, Australia and New Zealand, where he attends on clients, trustees, corporate service providers and other professionals. He is also a regular visitor to Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man.

Chris sits on the international committee of STEP. He is also a member of the judging panel for the STEP ‘Chambers of the Year’ awards.

Career:
Chris trained with Rooks & Co, now Rooks Rider Solicitors and is the firm’s Senior Partner.

Memberships:
Member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners); International Tax Planning Association; Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS); Liveryman of The Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards and Freeman of the City of London; Freeman of the City of Monroe, Northern Louisiana.

Education:
Southampton University (LLB (Hons))

Email ccooke@rooksrider.co.uk
Telephone +44 (0)20 7689 7110