Chris Grew, a partner in the London office, is a member of the Technology Companies Group, which advises high growth technology companies and venture capital firms. Chris joined Orrick in 2008.

Before joining Orrick, he was a co-founder of the London office of Heller Ehrman and a member of the Venture Law Group at that firm. Prior to that, he was a partner at WilmerHale in London and a partner at Brobeck Hale and Dorr, the joint venture between Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison and Hale and Dorr. Chris originally qualified in England as a barrister.

Chris advises technology companies in venture capital transactions, public offerings and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. He regularly advises high technology (particularly Internet and computer software and hardware) companies with respect to their international business operations and transactions, as well as investment banks, venture capital firms and other financial intermediaries that serve technology companies.

  • Chris is also an active participant in Seedcamp, both as a mentor and a judge, and represents many of the Seedcamp winning companies. Legal 500 UK describes Chris as "superb on the company side for clients in the tech space."

    Representative Clients


    • Astley Clarke
    • base79
    • Huddle
    • Mendeley
    • QuBit Digital
    • Skimlinks
    • XMOS
    • Zemanta

    Venture Capital Funds

    • Acacia Capital Partners
    • Accel Partners
    • Atomico
    • Bessemer Venture Partners
    • Frontier Ventures