(London) Leading law firm, Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP (Katten) has today announced the appointment of partner Christopher Harrison to the firm's capital markets group in London.

Chris joins Katten from Vedder Price where he was a partner. With over 25 years' experience in advising financial institutions, funds, corporate and government entities on complex capital markets and leveraged finance transactions, he brings with him a client-centric approach to the most elaborate equity and debt matters.

Prior to joining Vedder Price, Chris was a partner at some of the largest law firms in the world including Latham & Watkins, Weil Gotshal and Manges, and Morgan Lewis.

Commenting on the appointment, London managing partner Christopher Hitchins said:

"Chris Harrison has impeccable credentials as a senior capital markets and finance lawyer in the UK. I have known Chris for over 20 years, and I am delighted to become a colleague of his once again, and to welcome him to Katten. Chris' clients appreciate his extensive experience and in-depth approach to problem solving, traits that we feel will fit in very well amongst the team. We feel privileged to be recruiting and continuing to push our growth strategy despite the pandemic. To be able to do so is testament to the hard work and collaboration that everybody here at Katten has contributed to."

Chris Harrison added:

"This is an exciting time to be joining Katten here in London. They have some great aspirational strategies for growth in place and I am delighted to be a part of these. To be working alongside talented colleagues and to contribute to the growth of the firm is something that I am thoroughly looking forward to."