Director / Head of Litigation

Chris is a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales in June 2004. Shortly afterwards he was admitted to the Supreme Court of Gibraltar as a barrister. He joined Verralls in September 2004 and became a partner of the firm on 1st July 2009. He is currently head of litigation and head of conveyancing at the firm.

The main areas Chris specialises in are property law, private client and criminal litigation. Most notably, Chris has experience of conducting appeals before the Court of Appeal for Gibraltar, Privy Council and has over 50 full Supreme Court jury trials under his belt.

In commercial matters, Chris specialises in Property, Private client and Commercial law. He has acted for purchasers and vendors in most of the residential estates in Gibraltar. Chris also acts in the setting up and licensing of Money lending companies, financial services advice and the restoration of companies and applications in the Supreme Court for relief under the Companies Act of Gibraltar.

The firm ceased operating as a partnership on 30 June 2017 and commenced operating as Verralls Legal Limited, trading as Verralls Barristers & Solicitors on 1 July 2017.