Chris advises on commercial, corporate, and finance transactions, focused primarily on the maritime sector. He frequently advises on asset-based loan facilities and lease financings for ships. Chris has extensive corporate experience, including advising in relation to joint ventures, strategic alliances, and in the acquisition, disposal and restructuring of companies in addition to company filings and commercial contracts. Having spent many years as a litigator, he is experienced in commercial litigation involving loan transactions, securities, swaps and derivatives and representation of creditors in insolvencies and workouts. He also advises financial institutions, borrowers and traders on commodities trading and environmental issues.