Chris McGaffin

Joined firm 2005. Partner since 2015.

Chris advises clients on their corporate matters globally, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, and governance.  

Chris has advised on some of the most significant transactions across Asia and Europe, including:

  • 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

Chris has been recognised in leading legal directories in Asia and the United Kingdom.   

He is admitted in Hong Kong and England and Wales.