Chris Parker practices in the area of restructuring with particular focus on formal insolvency processes in a global context often in relation to the financial services sector.  

Chris leads the contentious restructuring group in London, working on international fraud and asset recovery, investigations and litigation in relation to various financial structures. Chris has represented officeholders and institutions on high-profile, complex proceedings including most recently the Lehman Brothers Waterfall litigation, which achieved success in the Supreme Court, and the special administrator of an EU branch of a non-EU bank.

Chris regularly advises governments, regulators and development banks on restructuring and insolvency matters and has advised on the redrafting of insolvency and bank resolution laws in Europe, Africa and Asia.

Chris co-leads DLA Piper's global bank resolution group.