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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.

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  • 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.

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"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”

Chambers guide to the legal profession

"Senior associate Chris Dobson is recommended for M&A transactions in the technology and healthcare sectors”

Legal 500