Chris is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the Private Equity and Real Estate Practices.

Mr. Cox has experience across a broad range of real estate private equity, M&A, and joint ventures transactions. He acts for sponsors, fund vehicles, and corporates on a range of acquisitions, exits and majority and minority investments, and has experience of working on a variety of different asset classes, including science parks, hotels, data centres, and healthcare assets.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Cox spent 12 months on secondment at StepStone Group Real Estate as counsel in the London office.

Mr. Cox’s experience includes advising:

  • Nordic Capital in connection with the disposal of The Binding Site to Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
  • PAI Partners and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation on the sale of Refresco, a Netherlands-based global drinks and bottling company, to KKR
  • StepStone Group in connection with the disposal of a portfolio of strategic data centre assets located in Switzerland to STACK Infrastructure
  • Cohen Media Group on the acquisition of the UK-based exhibitor, distributor, and streaming platform Curzon Cinemas
  • Aermont Capital on its acquisition of Keepmoat, a UK-based residential construction company and one of the UK’s largest house-builders
  • TA Associates on its acquisition of Enscape, a Germany-based real-time rendering and virtual reality software business
  • StepStone Group in its investment in a portfolio of luxury hotels located in Portugal and Spain
  • Digital Realty Trust on its minority equity investment in AtlasEdge, a UK-based digital infrastructure provider
  • Brookfield Asset Management on its acquisition of the Arlington Group, a UK-based science and technology real estate business, from TPG
  • A private equity firm on the formation of a UK logistics joint venture with a real estate firm
  • Edmond de Rothschild on its investment in Hottinger & Co, a UK-based wealth management company
  • Canva, Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Kiln Enterprises, a UK-based data-visualisation software business
  • DAZN Group in connection with various corporate restructuring and sports media commercial matters
  • Landmark Dividend, on the sale of its Digital billboard portfolio to Cyclone Acquisitions
  • AGC Equity on its joint venture with Iron Mountain for the acquisition and development of a data centre in Germany
  • Intriva Capital on its investment in Node Living, a community-living real estate investment and operating group
  • Hansteen PLC in the disposal of its €1.3 billion German and Dutch real estate portfolio to Blackstone, and subsequent £580 million public tender offer and return of capital*
  • Canyon Partners and Bain Capital Credit, in connection with its sale of the QHotels portfolio to Aprirose for £525 million* 

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)

Education

  • LPC, BPP Law School, Holborn, 2014
  • GDL, BPP Law School, Holborn, 2013
  • MA (Oxon), University of Oxford, 2012

Practices