Chris is an associate in the Firm's Banking Group in London, focusing on complex financial restructurings and insolvencies.
Chris has experience in relation to cross-border insolvency issues, distressed debt investments, restructurings, administrations and schemes of arrangement. In addition, his experience includes involvement in capital markets transactions. Chris has worked with a diverse range of clients, including distressed investors, banks, corporates, agents and creditor committees.
Chris recently spent eight months on secondment to the legal department of the European Special Situations Group of Goldman Sachs in London, advising on restructuring and corporate transactions.
Chris has also spent six months working in the Firm's Singapore office, where his focus was on corporate M&A and project finance matters.
Advising the Oi group, one of the world’s largest integrated telecoms service providers, on its US$20 billion debt restructuring by way of a Brazilian recuperação judicial ("RJ") process.
New World Resources (NWR)
Represented mining company New World Resources on its comprehensive, cross-border balance sheet restructuring (including a UK scheme of arrangement, a rights issue and a placing on the London, Warsaw and Prague Stock Exchanges), which won "2014 Industrial Goods and Basic Resources Deal of the Year" at M&A Advisor's Turnaround Awards.
Co-author of "House of Fraser pre-pack: still a viable option", White & Case, August 2018