Corporate, M&A and securities
Chris Pearson is a senior corporate partner based in New York having transferred from London in 2019. Chris has a substantial track record in mergers and acquisitions (domestic and cross-border), public company takeover offers, other stock exchange transactions and securities offerings, corporate governance and corporate advisory work, joint ventures, company reconstructions and institutional investments.
Chris is the leader of the Takeovers Working Group of the Law Society of England and Wales and the City of London Law Society, the leading specialist takeover lawyers' group in the UK, and has been involved in all significant developments in UK takeover regulation for many years. Chris is also a member of the City of London Law Society Company Law Committee. The membership of the committee is drawn from the leading international law firms and it reviews and comments on new laws and regulatory developments of interest to clients including financial institutions and multinational companies.