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

Chambers UK 2024, Real Estate Litigation

Head of Real Estate, Christopher has extensive expertise in a wide variety of property issues.

  • Real property
  • Easements: rights of way, rights of support, rights to light and water rights
  • Disputed ownership of land, adverse possession and boundary disputes
  • Mobile homes
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Mortgages
  • Sale of land: disputed title, misrepresentation, conditional contracts, overage
  • Torts relating to land
  • Proprietary estoppel
  • Equitable claims

Landlord & Tenant

  • Principally commercial and agricultural leases but also residential
  • Lease construction
  • 1954 Act renewals
  • Rent reviews
  • Dilapidations claims
  • Breaches of covenant, particularly covenants against assignment
  • Service charge disputes: Christopher advises on and appears in matters before the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal.
  • Leasehold enfranchisement

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

Directory Quotes

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 gives clear advice on the issues and strategy.”

The Legal 500 2024, Property and Construction

Christopher has great technical knowledge and an excellent grasp of the law. He is very personable and builds very good client rapport.”

The Legal 500 2023, Property and Construction

Chris is a strong junior who handles property-related matters within his broader chancery practice’. ‘His manner with clients is exemplary. He has a good grasp of complex legal issues and his advice is always sensible and commercially aware.”

Chambers UK 2023, Real Estate Litigation

Christopher is compelling on his feet and commercially astute.”

Chambers UK 2022, Real Estate Litigation

Christopher is a very talented advocate who is quick on his feet. Clients find him very easy to work with.”


Excellent at engaging with the client and advising on a level they can understand. His bedside manner is second to none and he’s able to put people at ease and explain things on simple terms, but he’s always got his eyes on the bigger picture and is sensible in his approach without simply taking points for the sake of it.”


A clinical, first-class advocate.”

Legal 500 2021, Property
  • 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.