Christopher Dewar

Partner, Corporate Department
Paul Hastings LLP

Cris Dewar is a partner in the Global Finance practice at Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Dallas office. He represents banks, alternative/direct lenders and corporate and private equity-backed borrowers in loan transactions in a variety of sectors with a particular focus on the energy industry.

Mr. Dewar has deep experience advising on a wide range of commercial lending transactions, including reserve-based lending, asset-based lending, mezzanine and unitranche financings, institutional term loans, second-lien financings, underwritten acquisition financings, restructurings and workouts, debtor-in-possession and exit facilities, and complex intercreditor arrangements.

Mr. Dewar is known for being practical, efficient and highly responsive to his clients and for being a leader in the field of energy financing. He is the recipient of multiple accolades from such sources as Chambers USA, Legal 500 U.S., and The Best Lawyers in America. Clients quoted by Chambers called Mr. Dewar “commercially minded, always available and a creative legal mind.”

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