Christopher Jones

Year of Call: 2004

Inn: Grays Inn

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Clients appreciate how quick he is to understand the key issues…He shows attention to detail and is realistic in his advice. He is a confident performer.’ He is able to put people at ease and explain things in simple terms.'”

Chambers UK,  2021
Chancery

Christopher advises on and appears in cases involving the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the property and affairs jurisdiction of the Court of Protection.  He has a particular expertise in statutory will applications (in 2012 he appeared in Re JC; D v JC [2012] WTLR 1211), contested deputyship appointments and cases involving financial abuse of the vulnerable.

Christopher is regularly instructed on cases involving;

  • Applications for statutory wills and gifts
  • Allegations of financial abuse
  • Deputyship disputes – property and affairs and welfare deputies
  • LPAs and EPAs
  • Welfare/best interests decisions
  • Deprivation of liberty issues

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

Qualifications & awards:

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