Christopher Mort


Christopher Mort, Partner, Corporate and M&A at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Chris advises on mergers, acquisitions, stock exchange listings and the issues faced by public companies. He has worked in a wide range of sectors across numerous jurisdictions, from Middle East oil and gas companies to Palo Alto tech companies. Chris has had three client secondments during his time at Freshfields – two to investment banks and one to be Executive Chairman of Newcastle United Football Club.

Chris has been recognised as a leading lawyer by Legal 500, Chambers, Legal Experts UK and Privatisation International.

While Chairman of Newcastle United, Chris established the Newcastle United Foundation and the club received both the regional and national awards of the Prince’s Trust for its work in supporting the Trust.