Christian Roberts is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department.

Mr. Roberts advises clients on a range of corporate matters including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity, group reorganizations, joint ventures, and general corporate advisory work. Previously, Mr. Roberts completed his training contract at a Magic Circle law firm.

Mr. Roberts’ experience includes advising:

  • AllianceBernstein (NYSE: AB), a leading global investment management and research firm, on the formation of its joint venture to create a leading global cash equities and research business with Société Générale (EURONEXT: SCGLY) 
  • The Public Investment Fund (PIF), one of the largest sovereign wealth funds in the world, in connection with its proposed strategic investment in the £653 million capital raise by way of firm placing and rights issue by Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings plc (AML: LSE)
  • Shift4 Payments, Inc. (NYSE: FOUR), a leading global payments company on the US$575m merger of Shift4 payments, LLC with Credorax Inc. d/b/a Finaro, an Israeli-based global online merchant acquiring bank and payment service provider
  • Brookfield Asset Management on the acquisition of Spanish natural slate producer Cupa from The Carlyle Group, one of the largest global producers and distributors of natural slate and stone products
  • 21st Century Fox Inc. in its US$30 billion bid for Sky plc*
  • HP Inc. on its £380 million acquisition of Apogee Corporation Limited, one of Europe’s largest providers of printers, outsourcing, and document processing*
  • The Mayo Clinic on a joint venture with the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the operator of the largest healthcare network in the UAE, in connection with the development of the US$1 billion Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City project and establishment of the 4th Mayo Clinic campus and first Mayo Clinic campus outside of the United States*
  • Sensyne Health, a digital healthcare company that develops regulated medical products and services using artificial intelligence, on its £225 million IPO on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market*
  • 3i Infrastructure Plc on the sale of its £387 million controlling stake in Wireless Infrastructure Group to Brookfield Infrastructure*
  • New Mountain Capital on its 20% secondary share sale of the US$5.5 billion global platform provider Blue Yonder to Panasonic Corporation*
  • News UK (part of News Corporation UK) in connection with its digital advertising joint venture platform (the ‘Ozone Project’) alongside the Telegraph Group, Guardian Media Group, and Reach plc*
  • Trussle Lab Limited, a UK-based online mortgage broker, in its £13.6 million Series B fundraising round led by Goldman Sachs Principal Strategic Investments and Propel Venture Partners (recognized by The Lawyer as the leading Growth Capital Fintech deal in 2018)*
  • AEA Investors LP on its acquisition of a majority stake in Process Sensing Technologies Ltd, a leading provider of precision measurement and monitoring instruments*
  • A joint-owned portfolio company of HG Capital and Vista Equity Partners on the acquisition of Software (Europe) Limited, a cloud-based provider of HR and finance-management software*
  • IHS in its joint venture with MTN to acquire 9,000 mobile phone towers and IHS’ associated US$2.6 billion fundraising, one of the largest global independent providers of shared telecommunications infrastructure*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • LPC (with Business MA), BPP Law School, Holborn, 2017
  • GDL, BPP Law School, Cambridge, 2016
  • BA and MA, Cambridge University, St. John’s College, 2013