Chris Jackson has been the silent force and business adviser behind didlaw since its inception in 2008. Chris, American by birth but now British naturalised, is a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. A former American footballer (centre) Chris had a long and illustrious college football career at SMU followed a brief foray in the NFL, which ended a year later when he was released by the Chicago Bears. But every cloud has a silver lining because Chris was soon working on the Chicago Board of Options Exchange as a financial trader. Chris has traded on many exchanges around the world including London, Singapore, New York and Chicago.
Chris’s role is to manage the business, head up business development and spearhead the company’s marketing. As a non-lawyer owner-director he brings a whole range of other skills to the firm.
Chris enjoys the great outdoors – hunting, fishing and sailing. He holds his Day Skipper licence. His favourite hobbies are antiquing, collecting and restoring pigeon and duck decoys, and collecting American Folk Art. Having trained as a Cordon Bleu chef in his spare time he spends a lot of time cooking and entertaining for family and friends.