The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon
Work 020 7863 8333
Fax 020 7863 8444

Chris Myers

Work 020 7863 8417
Forsters LLP

Work Department

Residential property.


Partner and Head of International Residential Real Estate


Chris is a residential property lawyer with wide experience of all types of property but with an emphasis on advising the developers of residential properties and helping non UK domiciled clients acquire UK property.

Areas of particular expertise include advising on large scale developments, including off-plan purchases for individual investors and acting for developers in setting-up and managing unit sale transactions.

Chris works closely with the tax and trust specialists at Forsters advising international clients on the tax implications and applicable trust structures for UK property ownership.

He qualified at Pemberton Greenish, joined Forsters in 2007 and became a partner in 2012.


Law Society.


Culford School, Suffolk; Keele University (1999 LLB).


Sport, travel, reading.

London: Real estate

Residential property

Within: Residential property

Forsters LLP ‘is one of the market leading names in this sector’ and boasts ‘an excellent track record’. The team is ‘adaptive to market conditions’ and is headed by the ‘effective team leader’, Lucy Barber. She acts for private individuals, lenders and developers and investors on the purchase and sale of property and also specialises in enfranchisement claims. Partner Chris Myers ‘ensures that client requirements are met’ and excels on residential developments and advising international clients on UK property purchases. Paul Neville has expertise in leasehold enfranchisement while Helen Marsh is experienced with developments, conveyancing and secured lending.

[back to top]

Back to index

Legal Developments in London

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to
  • The legal difference between a consultant and an employee according to Nicaraguan Law

    Knowing the legal difference between a consultant and an employee is important for a company that needs to hire someone in Nicaragua or for a person interested in rendering services for a company or another person, due to the fact that the nature of the contractual relationship will determine many factors that both parties must be aware of before executing the contracting modality that will govern the relationship between them - the nature of the contractual relationship impacts on the employment benefits, tax implications and liabilities that the parties must comply with according to the law.  labor_law_in_nicaragua
  • Single director - shareholder Companies according to the Nicaraguan legal system

    What is a Single Shareholder and Director legal entity?
  • Business in Nicaragua- The Most Important Changes in the Recent Tax Reform

    In recent years, the country ́s the government has been committed to improving Taxation in Nicaragua and attempting to follow the legislative model used by some of the other countries in the region. Starting January 1st, 2013, a new tax law (Law No. 822, Tax Concertation Law) came into force in and completely changed the taxation system in Nicaragua. Two years later a new law was issued by the National Assembly containing more than 80 amendments, additions and repeals (Law No 891) which came into force December 18th, 2014.