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Mills & Reeve LLP

1 NEW YORK STREET, MANCHESTER, M1 4HD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0344 880 2666
Web:
www.mills-reeve.com

Chris Ross

Tel:
Work 0161 234 8852
Email:
Mills & Reeve LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Chris advises a variety of businesses on corporate transactions, including acquisitions, disposals and reorganisations. Whether advising large corporates or working with owner managers on transactions, Chris has been a part of the North West deals market for over 15 years. Recent deals in 2016/17 include the acquisition of a majority stake in online retailer Blinds 2 Go for multinational Hunter Douglas NV and an intensive buy and build strategy for the Global Entertainment and Media Group, completing the acquisition over 18 months of 14 separate major music festivals, making Global the second largest festival operator in the UK.  

Career

Trained The Hardman Partnership; qualified 2002; associate solicitor The Hardman Partnership 2005; associate in the corporate team George Davies Solicitor LLP 2006; partner George Davies Solicitor LLP 2010; partner Mills & Reeves 2013.

Education

Turton High School, Bolton; Hull University (1997 BA 2(1) History); Manchester Metropolitan University (1999 Common Professional Examination (Commendation)), Legal Practice Course (2000 (Commendation)).

Leisure

Family, cooking, wine, hill walking.


North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Within: Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Mills & Reeve LLP 's 'responsive' and 'pragmatic' team advises clients in the media, healthcare, retail, food and beverage, property development, technology and private equity spaces. The corporate and commercial team is headed by Chris Ross, who leads on high-value corporate deals, Chris Wilkinson, who is experienced in the pharmaceutical sector, and Paul Knight who leads the commercial, IP and IT side. Vicky Protano joined as principal associate from JMW Solicitors LLP and Charlotte Lewis joined from Hill Dickinson LLP as senior associate.

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