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Christopher Philpott



“Readily available and always adds value to a transaction. He dropped everything for us and he got the job done on time.”

Chambers UK

“Prompt, courteous and highly professional.”

Legal 500

“Technically sound.”

Chambers UK

“Very good eye for detail.”

Chambers UK

“He's unflappable, prompt and makes the complicated understandable.”

Chambers UK



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.


Chris was a Legal Adviser to HM Attorney General for Jersey 1996-2001. He became an Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey in 2001 and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2002. He became a partner of Carey Olsen in 2007 and is the head of the firm's property group in Jersey. 

Awards and accolades


Chris is recognised by Legal 500 in their 'Hall of Fame' for commercial property and is also ranked by Chambers and Partners. 

L500 Hall of Fame
Chris Philpott Chambers UK 2024