Christopher Good > Macfarlanes LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Macfarlanes LLP
20 CURSITOR STREET
LONDON
EC4A 1LT
England

Work Department

Private Funds

Position

Christopher advises on private fund formation, looking after fund sponsors who are establishing and operating private investment funds.

He advises across a range of asset classes, including private equity, credit, real estate, venture capital and growth and secondary capital.  As well as advising on fundraisings, Christopher also advises upon and helps structure and implement carried interest, co-invest and other executive incentive schemes.

Christopher also regularly advises secondary purchasers and GP clients on secondary transactions, including portfolio transactions, liquidity solutions and fund recapitalisations and restructurings.

He is also regularly asked to advise institutional clients on their primary investment programmes, co-investment operations and bespoke management arrangements with managers.

Christopher has previously spent time on secondment with both Goldman Sachs and Legal & General Investment Management.  He is a member of the Association of Partnership Practitioners and participates in Invest Europe’s working groups on legal and regulatory affairs.

Career

Qualified 2006; partner 2014

Lawyer Rankings

London > Investment fund formation and management > Private funds

(Leading individuals)

Christopher GoodMacfarlanes LLP

Macfarlanes LLP wins praise from clients for its ‘technically extremely able and highly commercial’ approach to fund formation, with the team’s ability to provide tax and regulatory advice particularly valued by fund managers. The practice is noted for its strength in credit and special situation funds, where it is engaged on billion-pound fundraisings, and is also regularly engaged by growth and impact fund managers. Practice head Stephen Robinson offers ‘an excellent, client driven service’ alongside Harriet Miller, while Sam Brooks specialises in credit funds and is ‘knowledgeable and incredibly easy to work with’. Christopher Good and Alex Amos are also key partners in the team; Good focuses on PE funds, while Amos’ work predominantly involves credit and real estate.