Chris is very confident in court and in advocacy situations generally. He is assertive and helpful in mediations and has a very down-to-earth manner with clients.”

The Legal 500 2024, Chancery, Probate and Tax

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

Directory Quotes

Chris is excellent. He is very pragmatic and solution-orientated. He is very clever, good in the courtroom, has brilliant cross-examination skills and is so good with clients.’ ‘He is very down to earth with clients, and has a good sense of humour and puts clients at ease.’ “

Chambers UK 2024, Chancery

Christopher is a strong junior who handles property-related matters within his broader chancery practice. He is brilliant.”

Chambers UK 2024, Real Estate Litigation

Christopher gives clear advice on the issues and strategy.”

The Legal 500 2024, Property and Construction

Christopher is an excellent trial advocate who is unafraid to fight his corner.”

The Legal 500 2023, Chancery, Probate, and Tax

Chris is an intelligent and approachable barrister with a very sensible approach in his legal opinions. He is quick to grasp the issues and is great on his feet.”

Chambers UK 2022, Chancery

He’s compelling on his feet and commercially astute.”


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.”

  • 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.