Chris Robertson

Former Partner at Allen & Overy LLP

Chris Robertson

Chris Robertson

Former Partner at Allen & Overy LLP

Biography

Chris Robertson
Allen & Overy Service Co. Ltd.
Partner
Sydney

Chris has nearly 20 years of experience in Australia advising on both domestic and cross-border banking and finance transactions and now specialises in acquisition and leveraged finance, syndicated and bilateral lending and real estate finance.

Chris is recognised in Chambers Global Guide as having an "excellent track record on major corporate financings" and has been voted by peers as one of Australia’s Best Lawyers each year from 2009 to 2012 for Banking and for Leveraged Buyouts. Chambers Asia Pacific 2012 notes that "Chris has cemented his reputation in all aspects of acquisition and leveraged finance, asset finance, lending and real estate finance". The Asia Pacific Legal 500 2012 recommends Chris and the "excellent" banking and finance team, which is "commended generally for its 'quality advice and depth of market knowledge'."

Professional qualifications

Registered Foreign Lawyer, England and Wales, 2010

Admitted as a solicitor, New South Wales, Australia, 1992
Academic qualifications

Bachelor of Laws, The University of Sydney, 1991

Bachelor of Economics, The University of Sydney, 1987

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Attorney at Baker & McKenzie LLP

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Chief Executive Officer at Allen & Overy LLP

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US Managing Partner at Allen & Overy LLP

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Chris Robertson
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Career History
Consultant
2015 - Prior

King & Wood is a leading law firm in China, providing comprehensive legal solutions to multinational and Chinese clients across a broad range of cross-border and domestic transactions.They are dedicated to their clients. Their ultimate goal is to provide high quality and efficient services to their clients.They value teamwork. As a fully integrated partnership, they stress close cooperation among their team members.They deliver practical solutions. Specialization in practice areas and industry sectors ensures that they offer not only sound legal advice but also practical business solutions appropriate to their clients' specific situation.They are committed to excellence. They strive for perfection in what they do and are never complacent with their achievements.One of the first partnership law firms in China, King & Wood was established in 1993 by a group of lawyers committed to creating a superlative legal practice and developing modern legal principles in China. King & Wood, headquartered in Beijing with offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Hangzhou, Tianjin, Suzhou, Qingdao, Ji'nan, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Silicon Valley and New York, is one of the largest law firms in China. With over 990 lawyers, patent attorneys, and legal professionals, they provide comprehensive legal services to meet the diverse needs of their clients worldwide.King & Wood believes that the professional qualifications of its lawyers are the key to its success. Over the years, the firm has almost exclusively recruited and hired graduates of prestigious law schools in China and abroad, many of whom have practiced in leading international law firms. The breadth of King & Wood lawyers' expertise is reflected in the scope of their practice, whether in their traditional strengths of banking, project finance, FDI, general corporate, securities, M&A, international trade, and dispute resolution, or in their leading position in the rising areas of intellectual property protection, labor law, anti-trust, corporate compliance, bankruptcy and restructuring, distressed assets, securitization, and LBOs. Over the years, King & Wood has earned an outstanding reputation both in China and abroad.King & Wood is committed to creating a \"one firm\" culture, in which their legal professionals draw on expertise and experience spanning practice areas and offices to deliver superior results efficiently. This culture has earned King and Wood an outstanding reputation both in China and abroad. Because of their integrated culture and excellent reputation, they are well positioned to become one of the leading full service law firms in Asia.Since 2003, King & Wood has enjoyed the benefits of its membership in two strategic alliances: the Pacific Rim Advisory Council and the World Law Group. Their vast network of friends and allies allows them to draw on local expertise and advice throughout the world.

Partner
Prior - 2015

Allen & Overy Legal Services, a subsidiary of Allen & Overy LLP, is a company headquartered in London, UK. The firm provides legal services.

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Monash Private Capital Pty Ltd. purchases Alleasing Pty Ltd. from Castle Harlan, Inc., CPE Capital Pty Ltd.

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