Chris joined Therium in 2022 after nine years as a solicitor at Slaughter and May. As a senior associate in the Disputes and Investigations Group, Chris’ practice focused on resolving large-scale, complex and often multi-jurisdictional disputes for large corporates, including a number of FTSE 100 companies, across a wide range of industry sectors. Chris’ experience spans a variety of litigation in the High Court and Competition Appeal Tribunal, including substantial group actions, as well as international arbitrations, regulatory investigations and corporate criminal matters. Notable cases included acting for Standard Life Aberdeen (now abrdn) in a successful arbitration against Lloyds Banking Group and defending BHP in one of the largest group actions in English legal history. Chris also co-authored the UK chapter of the Banking Litigation Law Review 2021.
Chris obtained a First Class Honours degree in History from King’s College London and a Master’s degree with Distinction in International Relations from the London School of Economics. Chris later completed a Graduate LLB by self-study at the University of London, where he was awarded the Brigid M Cotter Prize in Laws, before completing the LPC at BPP Law School. Chris has also since qualified as a solicitor advocate.
Henrik is CEO of Therium Nordic AS. He has more than 26 years of experience as a management consultant in Scandinavia, having worked for firms including PA Consulting Group, Qvartz and Pareto Group. Henrik has helped to established Therium as the leading funder in the Nordics. He has also funded the first opt-out class Action case in Norway. He holds an MSc in economics and business administration from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.
Henrik is Chairman of Therium Nordic AS. He is an experienced lawyer and has been admitted to the Supreme Court of Norway. Henrik founded and is an active owner of two law firms (Legalis and Legal24) and a legal insurance company (Legal Insurance Group) in Norway and Scandinavia.
Henrick was involved in the assessment of the first funded case in Norway, the Atlant Case, which was won and not appealed in the City Court of Oslo in 2018. He is a board member of Legal Protection International and Admittance to the Supreme Court of Norway.
Henrik completed his first degree in law in Oslo, followed by a Master of Law at the Max-Planck-Institute in Munich, with a thesis in EU copyright-law.
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