Chris Wilkinson > Mills & Reeve LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Mills & Reeve LLP
No.1 Circle Square
3 Symphony Park
M1 7FS

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Chris has considerable experience in advising companies, investors and management teams on corporate finance matters including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He has a particular expertise in the pharmaceutical wholesale and retail sector for Pan-European and regional companies.


Trained Lyons Davidson; qualified 1990; trainee Lyons Davidson Bristol 1988-90; solicitor Lyons Davidson 1990-93; solicitor and later Partner Bullivant Jones Liverpool 1993-2003; partner George Davies 2003-13; partner Mills & Reeves LLP 2013 to date.


Law Society.


Penketh High School, Warrington; Nottingham Trent University (LLB (Hons)); Chester College of Law (1987).


Golf, skiing, walking, watching all sports and spending time with family and friends.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Mills & Reeve LLP expertly leverages its expertise in the healthcare, life sciences and technology sectors to handle the full gamut of corporate and commercial mandates. Chris Ross and Chris Wilkinson oversee the former practice area, while Paul Knight leads on the latter. The group’s deep bench also includes recommended principal associate Vicky Protano and Melissa Welch, who joined from Primas in April 2021, and was promoted to senior associate in September of the same year.