Dealmaker: CC's Chris Yates on football disputes, annoying emails and a QC's phone going off in court

Clifford Chance litigation partner Chris Yates on career highlights including this week's court victory in a dispute over Blackpool FC

Clifford Chance (CC) London litigation partner Chris Yates this week helped to secured a victory for Latvian businessman Valeri Belokon in a dispute over the ownership and management of Blackpool Football Club, working with Blackstone Chambers’ Andrew Green QC and Fraser Campbell.

Yates, who joined CC in 2010, made partner at the magic circle firm in 2016, and was picked out as ‘one to watch’ in Legal Week‘s litigation Rising Stars feature that year.

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