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NEW COURT CHAMBERS, 23-25 BUCKS ROAD, DOUGLAS, IM1 3DA, ISLE OF MAN
Tel:
Work 01624 695800
Fax:
Fax 01624 695801
Email:
Web:
www.mplegal.im

Christopher Brooks

Tel:
Work 0044 (0)1624 695800
Email:
Web:
www.mplegal.im
M&P Legal

Work Department

Litigaiton and Employment

Position

Dispute resolution, employment law, tribunals, personal injury, property disputes, professional negligence, regulatory, bankruptcy and insolvency

Career

M&P Legal - Associate - 2004 to date
Consultant - 2019 to date

Languages

English and Basic German

Member

Isle of Man Law Society

Education

1999  -  Magdelene College Cambridge University (BA (Cantab))
2000  -  Oxford Institute of Legal Practice - Legal Practice Course
2002  -  Advocate Isle of Man
             Commissioner for Oaths
2005  -  MA (Cantab)


Isle of Man

Dispute resolution

Within: Next generation lawyers

Christopher Brooks - M&P Legal

Within: Dispute resolution

M&P Legal consultant Nigel Cordwell is an expert in medical law and spearheads the firm's developing personal injury and medical negligence practice, which also includes Damian Molyneux, who specialises in defending claims brought against medical professionals or institutions both by direct instruction or via insurers. In recent highlights, various investors instructed the firm to advise on professional negligence claims against fund administrators, and a number of liquidators sought help with the recovery of worldwide assets. John Aycock regularly represents clients in inquests and has significant expertise in catastrophic injuries at birth cases. Also notable is counsel Christopher Brooks, who is developing an asbestos claims practice and manages the firm's relationship with Unite the Union. The firm also acts for clients in the data protection and regulatory space.

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Employment

Within: Employment

M&P Legal is 'at the top of the market for employment law advice on the Isle of Man'; clients value the 'responsive' team's 'professionalism and high level of knowledge' and the expertise of John Aycock, who heads the team within the wider dispute resolution practice. Clients such as Deloitte, PwC and Abacus retain the team to handle sensitive executive departures, the enforcement of restrictive covenants and tribunal claims on both the claimant and the defendant side, and to advise on the incoming Equality Act and its requirements. Also notable is counsel Christopher Brooks, who has substantial experience in the contentious space and advises on union matters.

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Private client, trusts and tax

Within: Private client, trusts and tax

The private client practice at M&P Legal has a strong track record in the probate space and handles high-value family trust work following referrals from leading UK firms. Counsel Christopher Brooks acts for one of the island's leading trust and fiduciary services companies and heads the team with the support of Christopher Murphy.

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