Chris Green

Chris Green

Office Managing Partner

Email [email protected]​

Phone +27 11 052 6127


Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Chris Green leads Hogan Lovells’ corporate team in Johannesburg and has experience in advising local, regional and multinational clients on complex local and cross-border M&A transactions across Sub-Saharan Africa.  

Chris’s practice focuses on blue chip cross-border corporate M&A work across various sectors, but with a particular focus on energy and natural resources, consumer goods, financial services and telecommunications.

 Chris has a strong market reputation for advising local, pan-African and multinational clients on their aspirations for growth in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Education and admissions


Advanced Company Law Certificate, University of Witwatersrand, 2008

LLB cum laude, University of Witwatersrand, 2005

Bar admissions and qualifications

South Africa

Court admissions

South Africa (High Court)

Representative experience

Advising Ganfeng Lithium Co. Ltd. on its proposed acquisition of the Bikita Minerals mine, one of the largest lithium mines in Zimbabwe (transaction subsequently abandoned).*

Advising Sirius Real Estate Limited (JSE, LSE: SRE) on the South African aspects of its c.£135m capital raise.*

Advised CDC Group Plc in relation to the Tanzanian aspects of its US$180 million equity investment in Liquid Telecom.*

Advised AB InBev in respect of its disposal of a majority interest in one of the largest soft drinks bottler in Africa.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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