Chrissi Evans

Chrissi has over 20 years’ experience as an adviser to and General Counsel of listed and privately owned multi-national organisations.
A plc General Counsel, with a range of industry & international experience.
Chrissi has worked for major players in the automotive industry including DaimlerChrysler, a posting with the European headquarters of General Motors, as well as working for 2 players in the food industry, principally in the UK. Chrissi is currently freelance legal director of an automotive business and her principal business is in consulting to the in-house legal community as the founder of BOXconsulting.
Advising on corporate transactions and commercial deals.
Substantial experience of transactional work, including M&A work, joint ventures and transaction financing. Such work includes joint ventures in Russia and Hungary, sale of Booker Foodservice and the acquisition of many Mercedes-Benz dealerships as part of a distribution reorganisation. Major commercial contracts include launching a loyalty points credit card, renewal of distribution agreements, implementation of a nationwide litigation settlement agreement and key customer supply agreements. In each GC role Chrissi was responsible for choosing external advisors for all aspects of legal work, including tax matters. Chrissi’s current role involves liaising between the 10 shareholders of an automotive business, documentation for further capital injections, and negotiating new customer contracts.
Married with 2 primary school children Non-Executive Director of The Centre for Justice School Governor Keen allotment gardener and dog owner.

Career summary

2006 - Date
Consultant to the legal industry
2008 – Date
Legal Director of AutoXP
Management of demonstration fleets. Small company purchased by consortium of industry players
2000 – 2006
General Counsel of DaimlerChrysler UK
General Counsel to the UK distributor and retailing operations of Mercedes-Benz and Chrysler, responsible for legal, audit, quality and insurance
1997 - 2000
Head of Legal of Booker Plc
Food distributor through cash & carry outlets, delivered food businesses and contract distribution
Cranfield School of Management
MBA with prize for strategic management
Attorney General Motors Europe, Zurich.
European HQ of vehicle manufacturer and distributor
Vauxhall Motors Limited
Legal Advisor to UK vehicle distributor
1988 - 1992
Trainee Solicitor to solicitor in Corporate Finance
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