Chris Buchan

Chris Buchan

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Chris Buchan


Chris is a member of the corporate and specialist investment funds team at Stuarts.

Practice Experience

Chris has extensive experience in corporate, securities and finance matters and specialises in hedge fund and private equity fund work.

Chris joined the firm in May, 2019 as Counsel. Chris was formerly a Partner and Head of Funds and Co-Head of the Private Equity Practice with Baker & McKenzie in Hong Kong from 1997 to 2002. Subsequently he has worked as a self-employed fund consultant and in senior advisory positions with specialist funds law firms and a leading fund administrator in Bermuda and USA.

Chris has lived and worked in Edinburgh, London, Hong Kong, Bermuda and Fairfield County, USA. He has a global network of relationships in the alternative investment funds and private equity sectors.


  • Solicitor of Scottish Courts (non-practising)
  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (non-practising)
  • Solicitor in Hong Kong (non-practising)
  • Bermuda bar (non-practising)
  • Grand Court of the Cayman Islands


  • University of Dundee Bachelor of Laws
  • University of Dundee Diploma in Legal Practice

Professional Associations

  • The Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association