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Chris Newton

Maples and Calder 英属维尔京群岛办事处
work 5th Floor, Ritter House Wickhams Cay II PO Box 173 Road Town Tortola VG1110 British Virgin Islands
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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. In addition to his finance practice, Chris plays an active role in the public equity group and also advises on debt capital markets transactions. Chris' clients include high profile Canadian, Chinese, Russian, UK and US financial institutions, downstream investment funds and large corporates across a number of sectors, including education, energy and resources, healthcare, real estate, retail, telecommunications and transportation and  logistics.


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


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)