Manchester, United Kingdom
Christina completed her training and qualified in 2010 at Reed Smith LLP, a global law firm. She then spent the next 4 years at Mishcon de Reya in their corporate department before spending 6 months working in-house for Cushman & Wakefield, a property firm. She relocated to Manchester joining JMW as an Associate Solicitor in 2016. Christina specialises in a wide spectrum of corporate and commercial work including mergers & acquisitions (both public & private) and joint ventures. She advises on matters in UK and cross-border and across many varied sectors including sport, recruitment, property, leisure, fashion, technology, software and minerals and mining. Recent deals have included advising Matchroom Sport Limited on the sale of a league 2 football club and advising Pentland Group plc on its acquisition of a well-known specialist sports brand from JD Sports Fashion plc.
Christina’s practice covers a broad spread of areas including general corporate, public and private M&A and joint ventures as well as general commercial work.
She has advised on a number of UK and cross-border transactions in a wide range of sectors including sport, recruitment, property, leisure, fashion, technology, software and minerals and mining.
2008 - 2008
Advising Pentland Group plc on its acquisition of Canterbury from JD Sports Fashion plc.
Advising on the purchase of the majority stake in Leeds United Football Club by Massimo Cellino.
Advising Matchroom Sport Limited on the sale of Leyton Orient Football Club.
Advising Manhattan Loft Corporation on its joint venture with Andre Balazs for the Chiltern Street Hotel.
Advising on a number of joint venture and development agreements for copper/cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Advising Fleurette Properties Limited on its $1 billion sale of its 49.5% in Camrose Resources Limited to ENRC plc (a FTSE 100 mining company).
Advising a pharmaceutical company on its pre-sale restructuring and subsequent sale of a wholly owned subsidiary.