Mr Christopher Rose > Dentons > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Corporate/M&A, Private Equity, Venture Technology and Emerging Growth Companies group, Global Private Services (GPS) group


Christopher Rose is a partner in the Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity practices and a member of the Dentons Venture Technology and Emerging Growth Companies group. He is also the Europe Head of the Dentons Global Private Services (GPS) group, which provides cross-sector and cross-practice services to ultra-high-net-worth individuals and their family offices globally. He specializes in cross-border private equity and venture capital investments and exits, as well as mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He regularly advises emerging technology companies and investors on venture and growth capital transactions.

An emerging markets specialist, he has extensive experience leading deals in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

His additional industry experience includes retail/FMCG, infrastructure, financial services, healthcare and real estate.


  • Partner, Europe Head of the Global Private Services group, Dentons (June 2020 to date) 
  • Partner, Head of Europe Venture Technology group, Dentons (January 2017 – June 2020)
  • Partner, Head of Emerging Markets Private Equity Group – Squire Patton Boggs (January 2008 – December 2016)
  • Associate – Squire, Sanders & Dempsey (March 2001 – December 2007)
  • Associate – Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler (September 1998 – February 2001)




Member of the Board of Directors of Go Beyond Investing, a leading angel investment platform active in the EU, Switzerland, MENA and the US;
Chairman of the International Advisory Board at NAIMA, an association of private equity fund managers and advisors active in Russia;
Past chairman of the Deal Network and member of the Networks Committee at YPO.


Tulane University, 1998, JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif;
Tufts University, 1993, BA.

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow

Widely recognised as one of the largest teams in the Russian market, Dentons provides the full range of corporate and M&A advice across a variety of sectors, including the pharmaceuticals and healthcare, retail, financial services, and energy and natural resources industries. The group has been involved in multiple significant cross-border investment transactions; managing partner Alexei Zakharko regularly leads the work and acts for clients including VTB Asset Management. The group is also prominent in the private equity arena, where it advises a number of private equity houses; UK-qualified Richard Cowie and Christopher Rose, who splits time between Moscow and Dubai, are the key contacts in this space. Konstantin Kroll took over as practice head in early 2021 from Mathieu Fabre-Magnan, who is the global co-head of the firm’s retail group. Clients also recommend life sciences practice head Sergey Klimenko and Vladimir Sokov.