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What the team is known for Dedicated team that is often instructed by household names on complex cross-border transactions, with notable strengths acting for major multinationals. Sector expertise covers real estate, energy, natural resources and financial services, among others. Additional international expertise advising on transactions in Asia and the EMEA region. Recognised expertise in competition matters, and regulatory compliance strengthens the corporate offering.
Strengths Clients consider the firm to be "commercial, capable and personable," and appreciate its "very professional service."
Work highlights Advised Dairy Crest in connection with its sale to Saputo for £975 million.
Chris Halliday maintains a diverse corporate practice which demonstrates strength in M&A, joint ventures and private equity deals on both the domestic and international stages. His sector expertise is pronounced in the insurance space.
"Chris is approachable and very responsive. He's a strong senior partner."
Robin Johnson is frequently called upon to handle international M&A and joint ventures, and is particularly active on deals in the chemicals, life sciences and industrial goods sectors. He co-chairs the firm's cross-border M&A team.