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Chris Voelker, Associate at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Corporate


Chris is a senior associate in the corporate team in Reading. He joined the firm in early 2015, having previously practised in the City. He qualified in 2013 and undertakes a wide variety of corporate work including acquisitions, funding transactions and general shareholder and board advisory work.

Chris often acts on transactions with a cross-border element and is a native German speaker.

Recent work highlights

  • Assisting with the acquisition of an Oxfordshire automotive services company by a Frankfurt listed automotive conglomerate.
  • Advising on a series of EIS qualifying investments in music and retail companies by a high profile private individual.
  • Preparing investment agreements on behalf of both founders and investors (venture capital/angel investors), primarily in the fields of technology and fashion.
  • Acting for companies in the education and energy sectors on listings on the AIM market.

Penningtons Manches LLP

Penningtons Manches LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. San Francisco is an associated office.

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