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Chris Newton

Maples and Calder British Virgin Islands
work Sea Meadow House PO Box 173 Road Town Tortola VG1110 British Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands
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cell+1 284 340 3043


Chris has a broad corporate practice with particular expertise in banking, finance and restructuring transactions, including acquisition, real estate and funds finance, advising financial institutions, sponsors, investors and borrowers.  Chris regularly advises high profile Canadian, Chinese, Russian, UK and US financial institutions and large corporates across a number of sectors, including education, energy and resources, healthcare, real estate, retail, telecommunications and transportation and  logistics.

Professional Background

Chris joined Maples and Calder in 2016.  Prior to joining the firm he was with another international law firm in the British Virgin Islands.  Before moving to the BVI in 2012 Chris was a member of the Banking and Corporate Recovery team at Travers Smith in London, where he also trained.


Oxford University, New College, 2004

Bar Admissions

2008 – Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)

2012 – Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)

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