Chris is a partner within the Real Estate Group in the firms Belfast office.

Chris advises a wide range of clients on acquisitions and disposals, land assembly and development, investment and financing and management of property assets. Chris is dual-qualified in Northern Ireland and England and Wales and regularly advises clients on transactions with cross-jurisdictional elements.

Relevant Experience

  • Acting for Breedon Group plc during the acquisition of Lagan Group (Holdings) Limited
  • Acting for iSquared during the acquisition of the Viridian Group in Northern Ireland
  • Acting for a bidder during the sale by AES of the Kilroot and Ballylumford power stations in Northern Ireland
  • Advising the Viridian Group on the acquisition of Rathsherry, Gortfinbar, Long Mountain, Altamuskin, Cornavarrow, Slieveglass and Teiges windfarms in Northern Ireland and two rounds of subsequent project financing with Ulster Bank
  • Acting for Solarplicity during their portfolio project financing with Macquarie Group
  • Advising Mutual Energy in relation to the Gas to the West Project including Necessary Wayleave hearings at the Department for Economy, Northern Ireland
  • Advising Simple Power Limited in connection with a series of financing rounds with AIB and the subsequent sale to Foresight Group
  • Advising ERG SpA during the acquisition of the ‘subsidy-free’ Craiggore Wind Farm in Northern Ireland from RES
  • Advising Full Circle Generation Ltd in respect of all property aspects of the development and funding of an energy from waste facility at Belfast Harbour to include grid connection and bespoke grid sharing arrangements and certifying property aspects to senior debt and equity sponsorship
  • Advising Scottish Equity Partners on their acquisition from SSE of the Tilbury Port Wind Project, Thames Valley

Contact

+44 28 9026 2676
chris.milligan@arthurcox.com

Arthur Cox
Victoria House
Gloucester Street
Belfast
BT1 4LS

  • LLB (Hons), 2008, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland, 2011
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales, 2015

Chris Milligan “gives clear advice and explains how different strategies present different challenges and outcomes. He understands my needs and adopts a client-first approach.”

Chambers UK: UK Leading Lawyers in Business, 2019

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