Chris Gemson

Solicitor, Corporate and Commercial Law

Chris Gemson

Solicitor, Corporate and Commercial Law

t: 01276 854 669
m: 07799 755 934
e: chris.gemson@herrington-carmichael.com

Chris qualified into the Corporate & Commercial department in September 2019 having previously completed a commercially focussed training contract with the firm.

Chris deals with a variety of corporate matters, with a particular focus on M&A and banking. Chris also assists on corporate restructuring and business ownership issues.

Experience | Key projects
  • Private equity investment into international electronics manufacturer: Advising UK headquartered international electronics manufacturer on investment from private equity investor with an enterprise value of £110 million.
  • Advising UK lender on £4.5m lend to facilities management provider:  Advising high-street lender on acquisition finance £4.5m lend to facilities management provider to acquire entire issued share capital of other facilities management business.
  • Advising banking security and maintenance provider on strategic acquisition: Advising UK headquartered international banking security and maintenance provider on strategic acquisition of ATM service provider with a complex consideration structure, including existing debt repayments and earn-out provisions.
  • Advising UK lender on £1.8m acquisition finance lend: Advising high-street lender on acquisition finance £1.8m lend to Newco to fund BIMBO of cyber-risk business.
Interests and Hobbies

Outside of work, Chris is a particularly keen sportsman. You can often find him at Vicarage Road, supporting Watford. He also enjoys cycling, having recently cycled from London to Rome and completing the Prudential Ride 100 London. Chris is a keen runner, having completed a number of half-marathons.



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