Chris Nott

Chris Nott

Senior Partner

Commercial Disputes


Sport & Leisure

Tel: 07850 142 747


View Christopher Nott's profile on LinkedIn


Chris is a commercial disputes lawyer, senior partner of Capital Law LLP and a director of the firm’s integrated management consultancy, Capital People.

Chris’ legal work involves resolving disputes between business owners and investors.

Chris’ recent work includes:

  • A £100m claim by employees against their former CEO who had misappropriated their shares
  • Cardiff City’s dispute with Sam Hammam
  • Lawyers implicated in a Serious Fraud Office prosecution
  • Advising private equity funds to exit partners
  • Cancer drug patent holder’s £1 billion dispute with their investors
  • A University’s dispute with a former joint venture business partner.

Other work outside law includes:

  • Chair of the Welsh Government’s Financial & Professional Services sector panel
  • Initial Chair and then member of the Central Cardiff Enterprise Zone
  • Member of the Task & Finish Group for Development Bank for Wales
  • Non-Executive Director of Cardiff Blues
  • Chairman of The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, 2007-2011
  • Founder and Chairman of Knife and Fork Limited (pub and restaurant group)
  • Trustee of Monmouth Haberdashers Schools Trust
  • Member of BBC Audience Council for Wales
  • Director of University of South Wales
  • Chair of Cardiff Community Housing Association Ltd

In December 2016, Chris received an OBE for services to Business and Economic development in Wales.