Chris

Byrne

Managing Partner

Legal Services

Jersey 

T :  +44 1534 495 311

M :  +44 7829 770 700

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Expertise

Chris is Managing Partner of the Maples Group's Jersey office. He advises banks (and other specialist lenders) and corporates on commercial law issues and also has significant expertise in advising family office and philanthropic entities.  Chris is also highly experienced in offshore listings, both on The International Stock Exchange ("TISE") and elsewhere. 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Corporate

Finance

Dispute Resolution & Insolvency

Listing Services

Background

Chris joined the Maples Group in Jersey in 2018.  He was previously a partner at an international law firm for 20 years where he was global head of the Finance practice for many years.  Prior to that, Chris worked with Allen & Overy in London and then in Asia.  Chris has been named as a leading practitioner for many years by leading legal directories such as the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

BAR ADMISSIONS

1988 - Admitted to the Bar of England and Wales (does not practice as an English barrister)

1992 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (does not practice as an English solicitor)

1995 - Called to the Jersey Bar (Advocate of the Royal Court)

EDUCATION

University of Leicester, Law LLB Hons, 1987

Professional Activities

He is a member of the Financial and Commercial Law Sub-Committee and the Rules Committee of The International Stock Exchange ("TISE").

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