Chris McGaffin

Joined firm 2005. Partner since 2015.

Chris advises clients on their corporate matters and M&A globally. 

Representative transactions include advising:

  • FWD on its US$3bn life insurance acquisition and bancassurance agreement with Siam Commercial Bank in 2019, the largest insurance M&A deal ever in Southeast Asia
  • ARM Holdings on the US$34bn takeover bid from SoftBank in 2016
  • Cadbury on the hostile US$19.5bn takeover by Kraft Foods in 2009

For his work in Asia and the UK, Chris has been recognised in the legal directories of Chambers, Legal 500 and IFLR, and was listed in The Lawyer's Hot 100 in 2017.