Chris is a Director of Hugh Jones Solicitors in the Court of Protection team.
Chris helps in the management of deputyships of our clients who lack capacity. He works closely with the team at HJS and other professionals involved in the clients' financial, legal, care and welfare matters. He has much experience in working with brain injured clients and their families to try and ensure their property and affairs are managed as effectively as possible and he advises family members who are deputies, in their duties.
He is involved in making applications to the Court of Protection, including applications for the appointment of both lay and professional deputies. He also has experience investigating the financial affairs of clients where there have been allegations of financial abuse or misappropriation of funds made against former attorneys or deputies. Chris has experience in working on a range of complex contested Court of Protection cases including issues surrounding foreign property and jurisdiction.
Chris is an associate member of the Institute of Legal Executives.
‘Christopher Gallagher provides a very high level of service and is very well respected by his peers.’
‘Chris Gallagher and Hugh Jones genuinely care about our family and take away all of the hassle relating to running a care team. They have also helped us deal with problems with our local healthcare providers and always look for practical solutions to our problems.’
'Senior associate Chris Gallagher is particularly well known for management of complex contested matters in the Court of Protection.'
Chris is recommended in the Legal 500 2019:
'Senior associate Chris Gallagher has ‘experience beyond his PQE – nothing is too much trouble’
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