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About Christopher

Christopher is a real estate lawyer specialising in large scale urban regeneration and infrastructure projects. He acts for a wide range of clients including developers, investors, funders, landowners and public sector bodies and has particular expertise in dealing with transport and energy infrastructure issues.

Christopher has a particular interest in sustainability issues affecting the property industry and was recently part of a property industry working group advising DECC on the proposed Minimum Energy Performance Standards regulations to be introduced in 2018.

Recent Experience

  • Acting for Redrow Homes Limited in relation to the Alton Estate regeneration project comprising 1100 new homes as well as new commercial space and a community hub
  • Acting for London and Quadrant in relation to the Purfleet Centre Regeneration, a £800 million regeneration project in Thurrock expected to produce 2,500 new homes, a state-of- the-art film media and television studio complex and a new town centre featuring a primary school shops leisure and community facilities and remodelled railway station
  • Acting for General Motors in connection with the sale of a former vehicle storage depot at Chaul End Luton to Redrow Homes for development as 325 new homes and a new community centre
  • Acting for London Underground in relation to the Northern Ticket Hall at King’s Cross being part of a £900 million transport infrastructure project

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Investment Property Forum Sustainability Special Interest Group
  • Green Property Alliance

Career Experience

2014 to present: Partner, Winckworth Sherwood

1999 to 2014: Partner, Squire Sanders

1995 to 1999: Assistant, Squire Sanders

1989 to 1995: Assistant, Hogan Lovells

1985 to 1989: Assistant, Nabarro

Upcoming Events

Tuesday 2nd - 5th June 2020

MIPIM 2020

We are delighted to be attending MIPIM 2020, the leading real estate event for property professionals. Our team will be in Cannes and will be delighted to meet up with you. Meet the team If you are attending MIPIM and …

Palais des Festivals,. Cannes, France


Thursday 14th May 2020 | Registration & refreshments: 8.00am | Start: 8.30am | Finish: 10.00am

Optimising heat networks – increasing efficiency and reducing carbon

In this joint seminar with Switch2 Energy the speakers will cover: Demonstrating how to take a more intelligent, informed and compliant approach to heat network design, development, implementation and operation. Understanding how to monitor and manage the effectiveness of communal/district …

Winckworth Sherwood, Minerva House, 5 Montague Close. London SE1 9BB