Chris Jones is a partner in the insurance team at Colin Biggers & Paisley.
Chris has expertise in professional indemnity claims, acting mainly for lawyers and their insurers. He has also acted for other professionals, including surveyors, conveyancers, valuers, engineers and financial advisors.
He has represented insurers in a range of transport work, including marine recoveries and claims arising from road and sea carriage of goods. He also has experience in the (legal) regulatory space and has acted for church bodies in sexual abuse claims. His practice includes both large and small claim matters.
Chris has acted for the Legal Practitioners Liability Committee, and its insureds, in both large-scale litigation (including shareholder class actions) and in smaller claims. He has also acted for Lawcover and its insureds in a variety of claims.
In the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia, Chris is listed for his expertise in Professional Malpractice Litigation.
Chris was admitted as a solicitor in Victoria in 2011. He is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Victoria, as well as the Federal Court and High Court of Australia.
He has experience in general commercial litigation in all Victorian courts and the Federal Court.