Chris Bryant#616

Chris Bryant

Chris is a partner based in the London and Brussels offices of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. He has over 15 years' experience advising on UK & EU competition law, international trade law, and EU regulatory issues and processes. Chris heads the firm's Tier 1 ranked Brexit taskforce and is one of the leading experts and media commentators on the subject. He has worked with clients across virtually all sectors of the economy, including financial services, automotive, retail, chemicals and telecoms in relation to their Brexit planning. His work has included scenario and contingency planning, providing legal and political insights and helping clients to formulate strategies for influencing the UK and EU governments. Chris has provided commentary for the BBC, Financial Times, Daily Telegraph and Reuters amongst many others. In addition to advising on some very significant Brexit projects for key clients, Chris Bryant has found time to write the award-winning play, 'Brexit the Musical', which played to sell-out runs in Edinburgh and London. In addition, Chris has represented clients in some of the world's largest competition and trade investigations, as well as in related litigation. Chris is described in Legal 500 2017 as 'experienced', 'knowledgeable', 'straightforward', and 'client-friendly'.
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Brexit risk management guide [Archived]
Brexit risk management guide [Archived]
Practice notes

This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Brexit risk management guide identifies five key priorities for Brexit risk management and gives the heads-up on why each one is important. It includes a series of mini action lists that suggest action points for each priority area and encourage you to record your organisation’s current level of compliance.

WTO—an introductory guide
WTO—an introductory guide
Practice notes

This Practice Note provides an introduction to the World Trade Organization (WTO), examining its institutional arrangements, rules and key activities, as well as their relevance and implications for UK trade post-Brexit.

Other work

Buying goods from the EU for supply in the UK in the event of no trade deal—checklist [Archived]
Buying goods from the EU for supply in the UK in the event of no trade deal—checklist [Archived]

ARCHIVED: This Checklist has been archived and is not maintained. This Checklist sets out the key considerations to take into account when buying goods from the EU for supply in the UK in a no trade deal scenario.

Buying services from the EU in the UK in the event of no trade deal—checklist [Archived]
Buying services from the EU in the UK in the event of no trade deal—checklist [Archived]

ARCHIVED: This Checklist has been archived and is not maintained. This Checklist sets out the key considerations for a UK business to take into account when buying services (including general outsourcing) in the UK that will be provided from the EU by an EU-based business in a no trade deal scenario.

Selling goods to the EU from the UK in the event of no trade deal—checklist [Archived]
Selling goods to the EU from the UK in the event of no trade deal—checklist [Archived]

ARCHIVED: This Checklist has been archived and is not maintained. This Checklist sets out the key considerations to take into account when selling goods from the UK for supply to the EU27 in a no trade deal scenario.

Supplying services to the EU from the UK in the event of no trade deal—checklist [Archived]
Supplying services to the EU from the UK in the event of no trade deal—checklist [Archived]

ARCHIVED: This Checklist has been archived and is not maintained. This Checklist sets out key considerations for a UK business to take into account when supplying services (including general outsourcing) to the EU from the UK in a no trade deal scenario.

Practice Areas

Panel

  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 2003

Membership

  • Solicitor, Law Society of England & Wales

Education

  • MA. European Union Law - King's College London (2008)
  • LL.B, English Law & French Law - University of Manchester (2000)

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