Chris Eastham

Chief Legal Officer, OpenUK

Chris is a Partner in the Technology & Data group at the law firm Fieldfisher. In his legal practice, he advises both customers and vendors on technology-related matters, providing commercial and pragmatic legal solutions to enable them to achieve their strategic goals. He is an expert in negotiating complex technology contracts—especially for business critical systems and functions. He has in-depth experience in the telecoms sector, and of AI, automation, robotics, AR/VR/XR, and other emerging technologies.

Chris has first class degrees in Physics with Space Science and Technology (MPhys), and in Law (LLB).