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2, THE MALT HOUSE, DEVA CITY OFFICE PARK, MANCHESTER, M3 7BD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 871 3680
Fax:
Fax 0161 839 3884
Email:
Web:
www.hughjonessolicitors.co.uk

Chris Gallagher

Tel:
Work 0161 241 7185
Email:
Web:
www.hughjonessolicitors.co.uk
Hugh Jones Solicitors

Work Department

Court of Protection

Position

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

Chris helps in the management of deputyships of our clients who lack capacity.   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. 

He is involved in making applications to the Court of Protection, including applications for the appointment of both lay and professional deputies. 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. Chris has experience in working on a range of complex contested Court of Protection cases including issues surrounding foreign property and jurisdiction.

 

Career

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


North West: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Rising stars

Chris Gallagher - Hugh Jones Solicitors

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

The 'highly capable' team at Hugh Jones Solicitors has considerable expertise in dealing with vulnerable and disabled clients, and has recently been involved in a number of high-profile cases that could have a significant impact on the sector. Practice head Hugh Jones' 'breadth of knowledge and common sense' set him apart from competitors, while Elizabeth Hughes is recommended by clients as a 'trusted pair of hands'. The firm also has growing experience in deputyship matters, acting for a number of clients in this area, with a wide geographical spread. Senior associate Chris Gallagher is particularly well known for management of complex contested matters in the Court of Protection.

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