CHRIS IS GLOBAL OIL & GAS SECTOR HEAD AND HEAD OF THE LONDON CORPORATE AND M&A GROUP.
Chris advises on deals including strategic alliances (joint venture arrangements and private equity fundraisings), mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and commercial transactions. He specialises in the energy, mining and commodities and transport sectors.
Chris is recommended as an expert corporate lawyer by leading legal directories The Legal 500 UK and IFLR 1000. The Legal 500 noted in 2021 that he “is committed to providing a first-class service, and has extensive and in-depth industry knowledge, which engenders a high level of commerciality in his advice.”
- Advising SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad on its acquisition of Petronas’s interests in Blocks 01/97 and 02/97, Block 10 and 11.1 and Block 46CN, offshore Vietnam, for US$400m.
- 1996 – 1998 · Nottingham Law School, Post-Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course
- 1992 – 1995 · University of Leeds, BA in English
memberships & associations
- Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN)