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 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 offshore corporate and funds law firms and a leading global fund administrator in Bermuda and USA.

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


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


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

Professional Associations

  • The Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association