Christopher Gardner > Dechert LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Dechert LLP
160 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET
LONDON
EC4V 4QQ
England

Work Department

Financial services and investment management.

Position

Christopher Gardener’s practice focuses on the structuring and establishment of private funds domiciled in a range of onshore and offshore jurisdictions and across a range of asset classes, including hedge, hybrid, debt, buyout, listed equity, real estate, renewable energy and agriculture/timber funds. Mr Gardner has acted for sponsors and investors from Western Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, and the CIS.

Career

Partner 2013. Publications of note: ‘Law and Regulation of Investment Management’ (Private Equity Funds chapter, Sweet & Maxwell).

Languages

German.

Education

University of Exeter (1997 LLB European); The College of Law, York (1998 LPC); Universität des Saarlandes (1999 LLM).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Investment fund formation and management > Private funds

With a strong focus on private equity and credit funds, Dechert LLP advises fund managers focused on the UK, US, EU, and Asia, handling major fund formation and capital raisings. The funds team is bolstered by in-house regulatory and tax capabilities and also advises on GP-led secondaries, restructurings, and downstream investments. The practice is headed by the ‘technically excellent‘ Gus BlackChristopher Gardner is noted for his strong European work, while the ‘standout’ Thiha Tun is praised for his work on behalf of sponsors and investors on major raisings.