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Christopher Orford

Christopher Orford

Christopher Orford is an associate in in the Capital Markets and Securities Practice group of Haynes Boone’s London office.

His practice focuses on cross-border debt capital markets transactions, structured finance transactions and general corporate lending. Chris represents public and private companies, shareholders, corporate finance houses, financial advisers, sponsors, nominated advisers, brokers, owner managers, and entrepreneurs in a variety of corporate matters.

His practice includes representing companies, shareholders and investors in a variety of business transactions, with a concentration on general corporate matters and representation. His other areas of practice include private equity and venture capital-backed transactions; joint venture and shareholder structures and arrangements; and AIM market IPOs and private placements (representing issuers and brokers); and mergers and acquisitions.

Chris also acts for service providers, trustees and arrangers in the debt capital market and structured finance space. Prior to joining the firm, he previously worked at a large investment management firm gaining an invaluable understanding into the needs of clients.

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  • "Seaworthiness and Autonomous Vessels," co-author, Haynes Boone publication, December 7, 2021.
  • "The UK’s Green Industrial Revolution and Key Takeaways for Energy Sector from the Recent UN Climate Conference," co-author, Haynes Boone publication, December 7, 2021.
  • "New International Instrument to Address Autonomous Vessels," co-author, Haynes Boone publication, June 1, 2021.
  • "Limiting Liability in the case of Deliberate Breach: Recent Developments," co-author, Haynes Boone publication, May 19, 2021.
  • "Industry View: Opportunities and Challenges as the UK Looks to Embrace Hydrogen," co-author, Haynes Boone publication, April 19, 2021.
  • "The Central Role of Hydrogen in the UK's Green Industrial Revolution: Opportunities and Challenges," co-author, Haynes Boone publication, March 3, 2021.


LPC LLM, University of Law, 2020

LL.B., University of Warwick, 2016


England and Wales

The UK’s Proposed Rules Regarding Sustainability Disclosure Requirements and Investment Labels
November 15, 2022

Following on from last year’s discussion paper (DP21/4: Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) and investment labels) in which the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) sought initial views on a new SDR for asset managers and certain FCA-regulated asset owners and a proposed sustainable investment labelling system, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued consultation paper CP22/20 (CP). [...]