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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