Chris has advised on numerous M&A transactions for the world's leading private equity firms, and has developed a particular expertise in advising on corporate carve-outs and turnaround situations. He has been recommended as a leading lawyer for UK private equity work in the IFLR 1000 legal directory and recognised as an authority on UK corporate governance. He was also awarded 'UK Corporate Counseling Law Firm of the Year' in the 2012 Acquisition International Legal Awards and 'Best M&A Law Firm - London' in the 2016 AI Business Excellence Awards.
Produced in partnership with Christopher Field of Dechert LLP. This Practice Note considers the reasons that a limited company with a share capital may have to reduce its capital in accordance with the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006). It also gives an overview of each of the two methods that a company may use to carry out a reduction of capital: the solvency statement procedure and the court procedure.
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