Chris Pearson is a senior corporate lawyer based in London.
Chris has a substantial track record in mergers and acquisitions (domestic and cross-border), public company takeover offers, other stock exchange transactions and securities offerings, corporate governance and corporate advisory work, joint ventures, company reconstructions and institutional investments.
Chris is ranked as a leading individual for M&A in all the main directories. He is named as a leader in his field in: The International Who’s Who of Mergers and Acquisition Lawyers 2013; in Super Lawyers 2013; in Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom; and was named in The Lawyer’s “Hot 100” in 2010. Chris is also ranked as one of the world’s leading Corporate Governance lawyers in Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Governance 2014. Sources praise his “depth of experience and commercial advice” (Legal 500 2012, M&A premium deals) and say he is “thoughtful” and “pragmatic” (Chambers & Partners 2014, Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability).
Chris represents the practice on the City of London Law Society Company Law Committee. He regularly speaks at and chairs conferences on public company issues and is a contributor to A Practitioner’s Guide to the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.
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Norton Rose is advising Delta Air Lines, Inc. in relation to the proposed US$360 million acquisition of a 49 per cent stake in Virgin Atlantic from Singapore Airline.
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