Chris is head of the corporate team and advises clients on a broad range of corporate transactional and general company law matters.
He worked in the London office of a UK international firm prior to joining Boyes Turner in 2012.
Chris acts for both national and international clients ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups, angel investors and SMEs to listed companies. With a particular focus on M&A, he advises both buyers and sellers across a number of business sectors and works closely with clients to advise them on all aspects of their transactions.
Most recently, Chris has advised a number of US-parented multinationals on significant acquisitions across the UK and Europe, with many involving a cross-border element.
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Shareholders’ agreements
- Corporate joint ventures
- Share option arrangements
- Internal group re-organisations
- Management buy-outs
- Share buy-backs
- Lending and security arrangements
Chris is ranked as a "Rising Star" by the Legal 500 and acts as a mentor to students at the University of Reading as part of its professional mentoring partnership scheme.
"These guys are as good as a top London firm, but at the same time more approachable and have a proper understanding of their clients and their ambitions”
"Senior associate Chris Dobson is recommended for M&A transactions in the technology and healthcare sectors”