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.
The new EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) will apply with effect from July 3, 2016 and differs in a number of ways from the current regime..
Breakfast briefing February 9, 2016 | London, United Kingdom
The rules governing public company takeovers in the UK are complex, and the process can be demanding, involving a range of challenging issues and requirements..
WorkshopSeptember 10, 2015 | London, United Kingdom | Accreditation 4 CPD hours
The provisions of the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) will apply with effect from July 3, 2016..
February 08, 2016
This briefing considers W&I insurance from a buy-side perspective, including when W&I insurance coverage may be most relevant for buyers, as well as practical and le.
November 12, 2015
Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright is advising Sacturino Limited on its $9 billion cash offer for Polyus Gold International..
October 02, 2015
Our London office is advising Orange SA on the sale of EE Limited, the UK mobile telephone operator currently jointly owned by Orange and Deutsche Telekom, to BT Gro.
February 13, 2015