Mr Chris Gallagher > Hugh Jones Solicitors > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Hugh Jones Solicitors
M3 7BD

Work Department

Court of Protection


Chris is a Senior Associate at Hugh Jones Solicitors in the Court of Protection team.

Chris specialises in the management of complex finance and property deputyships.   He works closely with the team at HJS and other professionals involved in the clients’ financial, legal, care and welfare matters.  He has much experience in working with brain injured clients and their families to try and ensure their property and affairs are managed as effectively as possible and he advises family members who are deputies, in their duties. 

Chris has a particular expertise in contested Court of Protection work, including Judicial Review.  Chris has experience in working on a range of complex contested Court of Protection cases including issues surrounding foreign property and jurisdiction.

He also has experience investigating the financial affairs of clients where there have been allegations of financial abuse or misappropriation of funds made against former attorneys or deputies.


Trained at Pannone LLP where he worked in the Court of Protection Department 2006 -2013; Hugh Jones Solicitors 2013 to date (GCilex – 2015).

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate

(Rising stars)

Chris GallagherHugh Jones Solicitors

Boutique firm Hugh Jones Solicitors specialises in mental incapacity issues and Court of Protection matters. Led by name partner Hugh Jones, the specialist team includes Elizabeth Hughes and senior associate Chris Gallagher. The firm has a growing focus on the health and welfare field, and the Court of Protection team can also draw on support from the wider firm’s private client, conveyancing and property specialists.