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Chris Rawstron



Chris is a corporate lawyer with over 25 years of experience of advising public and private companies on M&A, capital raising, corporate governance as well as general advice.

Clients have ranged from small private companies to large private groups; and, AIM listed companies to FTSE 100/250 entities.

Chris has a reputation for being client focused and very pragmatic.

In addition Chris has over 15 years of law firm management experience having held senior leadership positions in two major law firms before assuming his current roles at Irwin Mitchell.

Market View

"highly respected in the market" - Legal 500, 2014 

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  • 16/07/2018
    Birmingham Enjoys Employment Boost At Start Of 2018

    “This new report shines a spotlight on how Birmingham is continuing to enjoy a high level of employment growth and is also expected to maintain that level of performance across the coming years.”

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  • 27/04/2018
    West Midlands Cities Enjoyed Employment Rise At End Of 2017

    “Our report highlights that the faster rates of economic growth continue to be concentrated in locations in the South and around the so-called ‘Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford Arc’. All businesses need to operate in an economic environment that allows them to flourish and we firmly believe the government can do more for the Midlands Engine.”

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  • 22/01/2018
    Irwin Mitchell Named 'One Of The Most Active M&A Law Firms In UK'

    “2017 was for many reasons a challenging year for M&A, but this ranking reflects both a great deal of effort and Irwin Mitchell’s growing reputation for high quality corporate advice. “We are committed to building on this and our recent senior level recruitment in the North West clearly highlights our determination to not only invest in a very strong national team, but to ensure our clients continue to receive first class corporate advice.”

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  • 08/01/2018
    Birmingham's Education Sector Among The Biggest In UK

    “While Birmingham itself had modest employment growth across the period analysed, there was better news for both Coventry and Wolverhampton in terms of employment rates. “However, in terms of education, it has showed that Birmingham is one of the real leaders in the area with the sector making a notable impact on the city’s growth and development.”

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