Christian Farrow


+44 (0)7791 370 679


Christian is a Partner in our Corporate team and has been lead-adviser on a wide range of high-profile transactions and projects for listed and private companies including acquisitions, disposals, mergers, IPOs, fundraising, and joint ventures, frequently with a cross-border aspect.

Christian has an excellent track record in advising clients on multi-million-pound transactions across a range of sectors, most notably in the financial services and renewables sector. He is highly regarded for being commercial and pragmatic as well as building long-term relationships with his clients. Clients very much value his commercial acumen and can-do attitude.

Christian has won ‘Young Dealmaker of the Year’ at the Wales Insider Awards and was ranked in Wales Online’s Top 35 Entrepreneurs under 35.

Active clients include Admiral Group Plc, Capita Plc, and Your World Recruitment Limited.

  • Advising companies on employee ownership and the implementation of share schemes.
  • Corporate deals and transactions – mergers, acquisitions and disposals
  • Private equity funded transactions and PE backed buy and build strategies
  • Banking and finance structures, including complex and structured arrangements
  • Restructuring and distressed situations
  • Advising Your World Recruitment, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of healthcare professionals, on a series of acquisitions as part of its buy and build strategy
  • Advising a US-based high-end property developer on the acquisition of the Smallbone of Devizes business out of administration, and the associated commercial and intellectual property arrangements
  • Advising on the acquisition by Neptune 6 of the shares in Newport Wafer Fab (NWF) from Infineon AG, and the associated commercial and finance arrangements. Christian continues to support NWF as it expands its operations to become a leading player in the international semiconductor sector
  • Advising Eco2 on a series of developments in the renewable energy sector, including three biomass power station projects involving £100m+ financings and leading to the sale of the project companies to financial institutions
  • Advising FTSE listed company Capita plc in its acquisition program, acting on multiple transactions in the £5 million to £30 million range
  • Advised Bright Network, a media technology programme which enables employers to reach and recruit high quality graduates and young professionals, on a £3.5 million investment led by Maven Capital Partners and Seneca Partners Limited
  • Advised Admiral on several high value corporate matters including a large commercial JV project and a MBO
  • Advised on the sale of Southampton-based lighting control developer Lite IP Limited (Lite IP) to the Glamox Luxonic Limited
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