Christopher with experience of contentious agricultural landlord and tenant matters. He is quite good at looking at the bigger picture. He has a very good way with the clients.”

Chambers UK 2024, Agriculture and Rural Affairs

Christopher is a member of the Agricultural Law Association and has extensive expertise in a wide variety of agricultural issues.

  • Acting for farmers / suppliers in connection with the sale and supply of seed and animal feed
  • Farm and agricultural land sales and purchases
  • Options and overage agreements
  • Farm tenancies and agricultural holdings
  • Trusts and succession disputes/planning
  • Farming partnerships
  • Profits a prendre including in particular fishing, shooting and grazing
  • Water and drainage rights
  • Public and private rights of way
  • Boundary disputes

Christopher is a qualified mediator and can be instructed to mediate agricultural disputes.

Directory Quotes

A strong cross-examiner who is very confident in court.”

The Legal 500, Agriculture

Christopher is always a joy to work with.’ ‘He has a good court presence and is very good with clients.’ Chris provides good practical advice on complex property matters.”

Chambers UK 2023, Agriculture and Rural Affairs

He is very pragmatic, gives sensible advice and has a good rapport with the client. He is great to work with and really friendly.”

Chambers UK 2022, Agriculture & Rural Affairs

He is easy to work with and is liked by clients. He understands agricultural issues and is able to therefore hit the ground running on new cases we bring him.”

Legal 500 2022, AGRICULTURE

Chris is very good with handling clients and thinks quickly in meetings and in court. He’s a real pleasure to deal with.”

CHAMBERS UK 2021, Agriculture and Rural Affairs

A quick thinker and talented advocate who is good both on his feet and with clients.”

Legal 500 2021, Agriculture and Rural Affairs

Chancery practitioner with experience of contentious agricultural landlord and tenant matters. ‘He has good analysis and is a good, real-world litigator.’ ‘He knows how farming works and clients and solicitors think very highly of him.’ “

Chambers & Partners 2020, AGRICULTURE & RURAL AFFAIRS

Chancery practitioner with experience of contentious agricultural landlord and tenant matters. He has expertise of real property and trust litigation, as well as probate work. ‘Chris has an excellent attention to detail and gives clear and practical advice. He did an excellent job at drafting pleadings in a complex contractual farming dispute.’ “

  • Qualifications & awards:

    • University of Bristol, LLB (Hons)
    • University of the West of England, Bar Vocational Course
    • Beddingfield Scholar at Gray’s Inn
  • Professional memberships:

    • Chancery Bar Association
    • The Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners (STEP)
    • Association of Contentious Trust And Probate Specialists (ACTAPS)
    • Agricultural Law Association
    • Property Bar Association
  • Christopher Jones is regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) and holds a current practising certificate. If you are not satisfied with the service provided, please read here.