Chris Dyson

Partner and Head of Technology Sector


Chris is a Partner in the Corporate Team and Head of the Technology & Digital Transformation Sector.

Chris specialises in venture capital and mergers and acquisitions, advising a wide range of UK and international investment funds and growth companies. He has significant experience in European and U.S. cross-border investments and exits.

He is recognised in both the Legal 500 and the Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession.

Relevant experience

  • Form 3: Advising payment technology company Form 3 on its $160m Series C investment round led by Goldman Sachs, with participation from 83North, Molten Ventures, Mastercard, Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide Building Society and Barclays
  • Currencycloud: Advising investors including Sapphire Ventures, Accomplice, Notion Capital and Anthemis on a $80m Series E investment round in fintech payment platform Currencycloud, subsequently acquired by Visa for £700m
  • Birdie: Advising Birdie, a caretech company reinventing care at home, on its $11.5m funding round led by Index Ventures
  • HV Capital: Advising Holtzbrinck Ventures on a $19m Series A investment round in logistics start-up Zencargo
  • NewVoiceMedia: Advising investors including Notion Capital, Eden Ventures and BGF Ventures on the $350m exit of NewVoiceMedia, a provider of cloud-based contact centre solutions, to NYSE-listed Vonage
  • Volution: Advising Volution on a £26m funding round in WeGift, the digital brand incentive platform.
  • PeopleHR: Advising on the sale of leading innovative HR solutions provider People HR to the Access Group
  • Lloyd Warwick International: Advising on the sale of global loss adjustment & insurance company LWI International to global insurance services provider McLarens
  • Notion Capital: Advising Notion Capital on a $36m Series B Investment in Dixa, a customer engagement platform
  • GoMedia: Advising on the sale of GoMedia, a provider of global passenger information, messaging and entertainment systems, to Icomera, an ENGIE Solutions company
  • Mercia: Advising Mercia Asset Management on a £8.5m Series B investment round in social impact platform Social Value Portal
  • Frog Capital: Advising scale-up investor Frog Capital on a $17.8m investment round in payments-as-a-service company Modulr
  • Redland Business Solutions: Advising on the sale of RegTech software-as-a-service company Redland Business Solutions to Ideagen PLC.

Awards and Accreditations

Legal 500 Leading Individual 2024
Chambers Chris Dyson 2024

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