Burges Salmon LLP

Chris Godfrey

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Corporate and funds partner; head of the firm's corporate and financial institutions department, handling a full range of public and private company transactional work together with investment funds, financial services and partnership law. Recent deals include the £271m sale of AUB UK Student Accommodation Fund, the IPO of Premier Asset Management and two significant disposals for Virgin Active, as well as numerous transactions for a diverse client base including Airbus, Oxford University, Cobham, Renishaw and The Crown Estate.


Trained Linklaters & Paines; qualified 1986; partner Burges Salmon 1990.


Speaks French. Attended Hertford College, Oxford (1983 BA Hons Jurisprudence; MA).