Christopher works cross-sector, advising national, regional and international private and publically listed companies, on their corporate transactions and company law. He specialises in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, company restructurings, and company route-to-market issues in the UAE and wider GCC.
Christopher also advises on a variety of corporate commercial matters such as UAE agency and distribution arrangements.
He has significant experience of managing all aspects of corporate transactions, from the initial head of terms stage through to successful completion (and beyond), efficiently and effectively.
Christopher's UK experience, coupled with his experience of working in Dubai since 2013, gives him the ability to put regional issues in to context when advising international companies and, vice-versa, to advise regional companies on UK best practice.
Michael is a Senior Associate based in the Property (Development and Regeneration) Team in Aberdeen.
Head of Client Consulting
Mike leads the Consulting: Process & Technology team at Pinsent Masons Vario. He works with legal teams to help them explore how and when legal technology can be applied to overcome challenges faced by both legal and business functions.
Melanie is a senior banking and finance lawyer based in Sydney with specific property expertise. Her multi-disciplinary practice includes property financing, land acquisition and development and construction funding.
Meghan advises clients in complex technology disputes and investigations. She has substantial experience of litigation and arbitration proceedings in the UK and in other jurisdictions. Meghan has a particular interest in contractual issues and disputes arising out of the termination of contracts.