Christopher Hyde | London | Hogan Lovells

Christopher Hyde

Counsel Corporate & Finance

Hyde Christopher

Christopher Hyde
Hyde Christopher
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Christopher is counsel in the London Tax group.  He works on a broad range of corporate tax matters. He has significant experience of structured finance, capital markets and real estate investment transactions.

Christopher is noted as a "key lawyer" within the Hogan Lovells tax practice in the Legal 500 (UK 2022).

Representative experience

Advising Ares Management on the refinancing of Sykes Cottages and the acquisition of Forest Holidays

Acting for SMBC and Equitix on their £1 billion lease financing of the Crossrail train fleet 

Acting for an APAC REIT on its acquisition of a portfolio of 11 European and UK data centres for £670m

Acting for Landsec and M&G Real Estate on the launch of the Bluewater REIT 

Acting for a major French financial institution on the acquisition of UK leasing companies owning water processing and shipping assets

Acting for Asahi on tax aspects of its £250 million acquisition of Fuller, Smith & Turner plc’s brewing business

Advising The Crown Estate on issues relating to their offshore energy portfolio, including the landmark 8GW Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4

Acting for a large club of senior lenders in relation to the provision of post-IPO facilities to the food travel group SSP


  • BA Hons, Jesus College, University of Oxford, 2006