Chris focusses on bet-the-company litigation. He specialises in class actions, securities litigation, white collar, product liability and property claims. He regularly acts for leading financial services institutions, disclosing entities, international manufacturers, public instrumentalities, professional service providers, and c-suite officers.
His expertise is acknowledged in many Australian and international directories, including Chambers Asia Pacific, Who’s Who Legal, Doyles’, Legal 500 Asia Pacific and the Australian Financial Review’s Peer Review.
Chris is a member of the Law Council of Australia's Class Action Committee, the National Product Liability Association and the Defence Research Institute.
Recommended Lawyer - Dispute Resolution: Class Actions
Regarded for his assiduous monitoring of legal developments, his assessment of how they might be relevant to us and his communication, in direct and comprehensible language
Chris is an exceptionally talented lawyer and advocate. He is extremely bright, and understands the law and the pressure points surrounding it like no other. His real strength lies in distilling quite complicated principles into simple and clear legal concepts. He also has a patient and respectful demeanour even when dealing with difficult counterparties
Chris Pagent formulates a clear strategic vision and implements it skilfully, always keeping the particular commercial context in mind
Leading Individual - Dispute Resolution
A calm demeanour during negotiations and an ability to broker the best outcome possible with an absolute killer instinct
Communicates succinctly and effectively
Best Lawyer - Class Action Litigation
Best Lawyer - Product Liability
Best Lawyer - Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution