Legal Business

Rising Star: Chris McGaffin, Slaughter and May

Key clients: ARM Holdings, Hikma Pharmaceuticals, Shire, Aggreko, WS Atkins

Partner since 2015

As a grammar school boy from Northern Ireland, I had two choices: lawyer or doctor, or I would get thrown out of the house. I did work experience at 15 at the local hospital. When I saw what the junior doctors had to do, I decided being a lawyer was for me.