Chris acts for lenders and borrowers on a broad range of financing transactions. He has extensive experience and is highly knowledgeable in corporate/ leveraged finance, real estate finance, asset-based lending and structured finance. His clients have included major UK and international banks, challenger banks and other alternative lenders, debt investment funds and private equity houses, together with corporate borrower clients in a wide variety of sectors and industries.

Chris also has a strong working knowledge of restructuring, enforcement and insolvency matters.


  1. Advising AIM-listed client, Franchise Brands plc, on its acquisition of Pirtek Europe for consideration of £200m. The deal involved a £92m placing on AIM, a debt facility of £110m across four consortium banks.
  2. Advising Frank Roberts & Sons Limited on £18m of new ABL facilities from Wells Fargo, comprising a receivables-backed revolving credit facility and a property-backed term loan facility.
  3. Advising Frontier Development Capital on the financing of the management buy-out of Logik Logistics International Limited.
  4. Advising Connection Capital LLP on its debt financing of Spotless Water Limited, an innovative provider of high-purity water for a range of commercial and industrial purposes.
  5. Advising Palatine Private Equity LLP on its investment into Skills Alliance (Pharma) Limited, which included funding from Shawbrook Bank.
  6. Advising Momenta Finance (formerly known as Merchant Money Limited) on its new “loan on loan” facility from Shawbrook Bank.
  7. Advising Cable Capital Limited on its acquisition and refinance with ThinCats of Marine and Towage Services Group Limited.