David Christmas

David Christmas

  • Partner
  • Corporate
  • London
  • T:   +44.20.7972.9222
  • F:   +44.20.7972.9602
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David Christmas is a corporate partner in Fried Frank's Asset Management Practice, resident in the London office.
He advises fund managers, sponsors, financial institutions, family offices and investors in relation to the structuring and establishment of alternative investment funds across a broad range of asset classes including private equity, credit, infrastructure, venture and growth, and real estate, with a particular emphasis on structuring complex and multi-jurisdictional funds. He also advises in relation to hedge funds, managed accounts, carried interest and co-investment schemes and secondary transactions. 
Mr. Christmas has acted for clients such as BlueBay Asset Management, Permira, Goldman Sachs, Neuberger Berman, Rutland Partners, Trilantic Capital Partners, Terra Firma, Lion Capital, Macquarie Investment Management, LaSalle Investment Management, Tesco, Hermes Investment Management and many others.

Honors & Awards

Mr. Christmas is recognized by Legal 500 UK 2018 in the private funds category.

Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions

England & Wales

Practices & Industries


College of Law, London, LPC – 2007
University of East Anglia, LLB, Law with European Legal Systems – 2006
University of Leuven, International Business, Economic and Competition Law (European Erasmus Programme) – 2005
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