Chris deals with all conveyancing work within the firm – checking title to properties for purchasers, drafting contracts for vendors and carrying out site visits. Chris also advises clients on loan documentation, resolving boundary disputes and deals with the local authorities to resolve problems.
Chris takes a diligent and thorough approach to title research and likes to be sure of all the relevant facts and issues before raising problems with the client. Sometimes solving a problem is as simple as a conversation with the other side.
Thorough research explained in plain English is Chris’ speciality, helping clients make an informed decision about their transaction.
Chris is an active member of the Société Jersiaise and enjoys archaeology, historical research and writing. Chris is the author of ‘A Glossary for the Historian of Jersey’, which is well used by local conveyancers, and is currently working on a history of the mills of Jersey.
BTech in Archaeological Sciences and M d’Hist with a thesis on aspects of Medieval Norman History. While there are no formal qualifications for conveyancers, Chris has 32 years experience in all aspects of conveyancing. Chris is one of only three qualified Arpenteur Public (land measuring expert) in the Island.