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Carey Olsen

47 ESPLANADE, ST HELIER, JE1 0BD, JERSEY
Tel:
Work 01534 888900
Fax:
Fax 01534 887744
Email:
Web:
www.careyolsen.com
Carey Olsen, Christopher Philpott, St Helier, JERSEY

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Christopher Philpott

Tel:
Work 01534 822205
Email:
Carey Olsen

Work Department

Property Law

Position

Chris specialises in commercial property, both contentious and non-contentious. He joined Carey Olsen from the office of HM Attorney General for Jersey where he was a Legal Adviser specialising in property transactions and related disputes involving the States of Jersey.

Chris leads on all commercial property transactions undertaken by Carey Olsen. He acts for global and local institutions on high profile acquisitions, sales and lettings of commercial property in Jersey. 

Career

Legal adviser to HM Attorney General for Jersey 1996-2001; advocate of Royal Court of Jersey 2001; solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales 2002; partner Carey Olsen 2007.

Languages

English; French


Jersey

Commercial property

Within: Leading individuals

Christopher Philpott - Carey Olsen

Within: Commercial property

The ‘extremely competent and knowledgeable team’ at Carey Olsen ‘provides an excellent service’ through its ‘proactive collaborative approach’. Alex Ohlsson is recommended for property structures and commercial leases, and clients praise practice head Christopher Philpott for his ‘in-depth knowledge of property’ and John Kelleher for his skills in litigation. Also recommended is senior associate Will Whitehead, who is part of the team advising the Ports of Jersey on the restructuring of its major property portfolio, and is supporting Ohlsson in his advice to the States of Jersey Development Company on its residential redevelopment of the former Jersey College for Girls site. A wide array of clients including both landlords and tenants also appointed the department to oversee high-value asset disposals, negotiate lease arrangements, and handle office moves and property transactions. New clients include Minerva Trust, Molton Brown and STM Fiduciaire.

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