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Chris Griffin

St Helier, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Offshore: Investment Funds
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Offshore: Investment Funds - Jersey

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Chris Griffin has a notable funds practice and advises clients on the formation of private equity funds and hedge funds. He has niche expertise in relation to cryptocurrency.
"He is responsive, commercial, he understands our business and understands how things work. He was also supportive and helpful." "He's very experienced, has a real niche on the crypto side and is one of the leaders in that area."
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Investment Funds; Corporate

Career

Chris joined Ashurst as a trainee in 2001 and qualified into the firm's corporate department in March 2003. During his time at Ashurst, Chris was seconded to Invesco Asset Management to bolster their legal function. On his return, Chris moved into Ashurst's funds team where he spent two years. In January 2007, Chris joined the AIM-listed hedge fund manager RAB Capital plc as in-house counsel and then moved to SJ Berwin's market leading funds practice in September 2008.

Chris read History at The University of Bristol and completed the PGDL and LPC at The College of Law (Guildford). Prior to his law career, Chris served as an infantry officer in the British Army. He joined the Carey Olsen partnership in January 2018.

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Chris has experience of both general international corporate and funds work with particular expertise in private equity and hedge funds, having spent ten years in the City at two leading international firms.

Chris advises on all aspects of fund and corporate transactions, including the legal and regulatory aspects of fund launches, and joint ventures. He also spearheads Carey Olsen's crypto practice, having advised on a series of token offerings/ICOs, crypto funds and crypto exchanges.

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