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My areas of Expertise

  • Company law, including constitutional documentation, Companies Act compliance, corporate governance, shareholders' agreements and partnership agreements
  • Acquisitions and disposals of assets and shares in limited companies
  • Commercial law and contracts, including terms of business, supply agreements, licence agreements, agency agreements and distribution agreements
  • Intellectual property and the assignment of rights, software licences and development agreements
  • Healthcare
  • Data protection and compliance

More about Christian

Christian has been with Gorvins since joining as a trainee solicitor over 20 years ago and is now one of the equity partners. He specialises in leading high value complex corporate transactions including acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, management buy-outs and private equity across a variety of sectors including healthcare, manufacturing, recruitment, technology, entertainment and leisure, predominantly in the owner managed/SME sector. He also advises on all aspects of commercial contracts and is the Gorvins lead on GDPR/data protection and associated matters having regularly lectured on this subject and been quoted in various national publications such as The Times on GDPR matters.He also heads up the dedicated Family Business Team here at Gorvins providing holistic advice to a range of family businesses across the country with a particular emphasis on succession planning and he works extensively with family business support organisations Family Business United and The Family Business Network.Christian also works extensively within the local business community holding the position of non-executive director at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (the largest Chamber of Commerce in the UK), as well as being the immediate past Chair of the Stockport Economic Alliance and a past Stockport President of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce. Christian was also a co-founder of Gander Careers, a local initiative in Stockport to bring business and education together to enable students to gain real life experience of career options post-education.

  • Testimonial

    ‘Christian is first rate and acts for owner-managed and family owned businesses and leads the firm’s family business team”. Legal 500

  • Testimonial

    “Having had no previous exposure to the corporate side of the profession, I knew from the initial introduction I was in the hands of a very experienced professional. Christian explained every aspect of a somewhat complicated process with great clarity, and I am pleased to say we achieved a very satisfactory result in a short space of time” Peter Higham, Higham & Co, Manchester

  • Testimonial

    “I always felt better having chatted to Christian and I felt Christian went above and beyond what was required of him professionally and I appreciate that very much indeed”

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