Chris advises private, public sector and voluntary organisations on complex contracts including outsourcing, collaborations, partnerships, trading agreements and supply and distribution arrangements.

He also advises on constitutional and governance arrangements for public sector and voluntary organisations and public law issues.

Sector expertise and experience includes education (higher, further and sixth form colleges), local and devolved government as well as the voluntary sector and health sector.

Chris leads the commercial law team in Cardiff.  He advises clients on complex commercial contracts helping them to identify and manage any risks and negotiate terms.  He is able to draw on experience from sectors such as health, education, retail and voluntary sectors so that the legal arrangements are tailored to the context as appropriate.  This helps clients in saving time and ultimately money in the negotiation process.


"Geldards LLP's four-partner team provides 'very proactive and responsive advice' to its loyal roster of public sector clients, which includes local authorities, central government and regulatory authorities"
Public Sector, Legal 500 2021

"The team provides friendly, efficient and effective advice"
Chambers & Partners, Public Sector, 2020

"Chris Williams is pragmatic, unflappable and a pleasure to deal with"
Chambers & Partners, Public Sector, 2020

"Chris provides a 'responsive and solutions-oriented service' to a well-balanced mix of private, public and third sector clients across a range of industry sectors"
Legal 500, 2019

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    Charity Conference 2021 Save the Date
    Due to the uncertainty of the upcoming year, we have made the decision to once again hold our annual All Wales Charity Governance, Law & Finance Conference "Virtually" on Wednesday 13th October 2021.