Chris is a Senior Associate in the Milton Keynes corporate team with a focus on private equity and M&A transactions. Chris advises clients including private companies, PLCs, management teams and high-net-worth individuals on acquisitions and disposals; private equity investments and buyouts; shareholders' agreements and joint ventures; group re-organisations; corporate governance and compliance issues.

Recent deal experience includes acting for:

  • Gravity Global Limited and management on the sale of the Gravity Global Group to Elysian Capital;
  • Compusoft GB Limited on the acquisition of the First Degree Group;
  • Norland Capital on the cross-border acquisition of the Immix Software Group;
  • Phoenix Datacom and management on the sale of the Phoenix Datacom Group to LDC; and

  • Downing and Foundation Investment Partners on various corporate transactions.

Chris studied at The University of Exeter before completing the LPC and a Masters at BPP Law School, London. Chris joined the Shoosmiths corporate team in April 2019.

Chris speaks Italian and has previous experience in EU and UK competition law having worked in Brussels from 2013 to 2014.

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