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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 10th - Friday 13th March 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


Wednesday 25th - Thursday 26th March 2020

Total Housing 2020

Representatives from all our real estate specialisms will be in Brighton. This includes construction, planning, social housing and development. Please contact us if you are intested in meeting us during the conference. Please contact events@wslaw.co.uk for more information.

Brighton Hilton Metropole, Kings Road . Brighton BN1 2FE


Thursday 27th February 2020

Build To Rent Forum 2020

We are delighted to be involved with the BTR Forum again in 2020. This is an authoritative one-day event that brings together private and public sector leaders and key stakeholders to debate and exchange ideas. This year’s theme is ‘Build …

155 Bishopsgate Conference Centre. London EC2M 3YD


Speakers: Karen Cooksley