About Chris Harrison

Christopher Harrison leads the Finance and Transactions practice group in the London office. He has over 30 years’ experience advising corporations, banks, investment funds and government entities on a broad range of finance and corporate transactions. He is a thorough and skilled practitioner in a variety of industries including technology, media, transportation, energy and financial services.

A client-centric approach to capital markets and finance matters

Christopher has vast experience advising investment funds and corporates on acquisitions, disposals and workouts; advising activist stakeholders on strategies to drive value; corporates and funds on debt and equity capital market issuances; pharmaceutical royalty-based financings and restructurings of various distressed multi-national businesses.

Clients appreciate Christopher’s extensive experience in a wide variety of matters coupled with his in-depth approach. Recognized as one of the best financial services attorneys in the UK, Christopher maintains a great awareness of his clients’ businesses and their needs. Clients look to Christopher for assistance with their most elaborate equity and debt matters, including spin-offs, acquisitions and disposals.

Chris also has many years of experience representing lenders, leasing companies, equity investors, and airlines in leasing, portfolio trading, secured lending, and capital markets transactions involving commercial aircraft and in airport financing, and he heads Katten's London aircraft finance practice.