Profile

Chris is a specialist commercial property lawyer and has more than 20 years of experience in the sector. He lead’s the firm’s commercial property team and his work spans all aspects of commercial property work including freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, conditional contracts, options to purchase and secured lending.

Chris works closely with our corporate team dealing with the property elements of acquisitions, disposals and mergers.

He also plays an integral part in the firm’s well respected education team advising mainly FE Colleges, Academy Trusts and schools in connection with their property transactions and general estate advice.

For the past few years Chris has been recognised as an elite "Leading Lawyer" in The Legal 500 United Kingdom guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide.

"Rollits LLP's 'very professional and established' practice has a strong focus on the education, retail, and charity sectors. Chris Crystal specialises in secured lending and leads the 'formidable team'."

UK Legal 500 2016 - Commercial Property

Key facts

  • Qualified: January 2003
  • Joined Firm: May 2006
  • Partner: May 2012

Qualifications

  • LLB (Hons) Newcastle University (1994 - 1997)

Sector experience

Interests

  • Mountain biking, rugby (union), cars

Contact details

Chris Crystal

Direct dial +44 (0) 1482 337256

Mobile +44 (0) 7984 614845

Email christopher.crystal@rollits.com

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