Skip to main content

Mr. Christopher Sherwin

AffiliationRoom numberTelephone
Member of the Durham Law School  


Chris is currently studying part-time for a Master of Jurisprudence in the School of Law. He has a first class Bachelor of Arts degree in modern languages with distinction in spoken French and Spanish and a Master of Arts degree, both from the University of Durham. He retrained as a lawyer, completing a Graduate Diploma in Law and qualifying as a solicitor and a solicitor advocate at a leading law firm in London.

Chris has practised as a competition lawyer for over thirteen years. He has advised some of the UK’s largest businesses on complex cases including behavioural investigations and leniency applications, merger investigations by the European Commission and national competition authorities, and High Court litigation. He currently works in-house at a multinational healthcare company. 

Chris’ current research explores the international enforcement of behavioural competition law in the pharmaceutical industry, focusing in particular on abuse of dominance cases.