Christopher Jones

Year of Call: 2004

Inn: Grays Inn

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Christopher is compelling on his feet and commercially astute.”

Chambers UK,  2022
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.

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