Our Team

Chris Georgiou

Chris Georgiou

CEO - Alternative Legal Solutions

Email: christopher.georgiou@fieldfisher.com
Phone: +44 (20) 7861 4838

With over 25 years’ experience in the financial markets legal sector both in private practice and in-house, Chris has developed a deep understanding both of law firms’ delivery models for legal services and of in-house clients’ changing needs, and is highly experienced in customising new solutions for financial services clients.

Formerly a partner for 14 years at a leading international law firm where he founded and built one of the leading derivatives practices, Chris went on to become global head of the Securities and Derivatives group and Co-Head of the firm-wide Bank Industry group and was responsible for spearheading the development of derivatives legal services within a new nearshoring centre.

Guy Usher

Guy Usher

Head of Derivatives & Structured Finance – Fieldfisher LLP

Email: guy.usher@fieldfisher.com
Phone: +44 (20) 7861 4209

Guy worked closely with Luke to develop the Condor platform and its products. With over 25 years’ experience in the financial legal sector, particularly in derivatives and securities financing, Guy gets the big picture but really understands the nuts and bolts of the markets and products in which Condor has initially chosen to focus its efforts. Guy has a lot of experience in implementing major projects for clients involving data extraction and large-scale legal document analysis and up-grades.

Guy co-authors the Fieldfisher ISDA netting opinion summary book and is the coordinating editor of the Globe Law book: Repo and Stock Lending: A Practitioner’s Guide.

Luke Whitmore

Luke Whitmore

Partner, Derivatives & Structured Finance – Fieldfisher LLP

Email: luke.whitmore@fieldfisher.com
Phone: +44 (20) 7861 6723

Luke was one of the founding partners of Condor and is passionate about the development and provision of “alternative legal solutions”. Having spent 8 years in the derivatives group of a leading Magic Circle law firm, Luke has experience in a broad range of derivatives, stock lending and repurchase transactions and has worked extensively with clients in the prime brokerage and futures market.

Luke has managed a number of large documentation amendment and regulatory outreach projects for financial institutions in recent years and has thereby developed a breadth of knowledge in the areas on which Condor will initially focus.