Chris joined the Business and Property Group at 9 St John Street in May 2022 having completed pupillage in 2020. Prior to pupillage Chris was employed by a Legal 500 ranked firm of solicitors initially in private client work before transitioning into commercial litigation specialising in property disputes.
Through this experience Chris understands fully the pressure solicitors are under and aims to alleviate that rather than add to it. He is prompt in his turnaround of papers and is recognised as being extremely client focused and friendly.
Chris prides himself on taking a grounded approach to matters and is able to break issues down into simple terms for the lay client.
Away from Chambers Chris can be found at Deepdale, supporting his beloved Preston North End with his son.
Chris is developing a varied practice which includes, but is not limited to the following key areas:
Including leases, forfeiture, possession proceedings, dilapidations and trusts.
Including boundary disputes, party wall act awards, nuisance, neighbour disputes and transfer/registration of land.
Recent experience includes:
Including contractual disputes, supply of goods and services and debt. Recent experience includes.
Including acting for both builders and homeowners in a variety of disputes involving contracts and allegations of poor workmanship. Recent experience includes:
Including bankruptcy petitions, applications to set aside statutory demands and advising on procedure. Recent experience includes:
He acted for companies and high net worth individuals in a wide variety of disputes including:
Chris is also direct access qualified as well and so can accept instructions on that basis.
BA Hons International Business
Bar Course Manchester
Christopher Addison is a practising barrister, regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB). The information held by the BSB about him can be found here.
Christopher's clerks will provide no obligation quotations for all legal services that he provides. It is most common for Christopher to undertake Court and Tribunal work for a brief fee plus refresher days, although fixed fees are available. Christopher also accepts instructions on legal aid rates where those are available, details of which can be found here. For paperwork, Christopher most commonly charges at an hourly rate, although fixed fees are available. Christopher will typically return paperwork within 10-14 days, however professional commitments, complexity and volume of documentation can affect these approximate timescales.
Nine St John Street Chambers 'Brochure Creator'. From here you are able to create a personlised PDF of profiles you have viewed while browsing the site, you can then download your brochure as a PDF to use on your PC, Tablet or print a hard copy.