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Christopher Perrin



Chris specialises in all areas of Real Estate Litigation. His role substantially involves providing advice to clients and in seeking solutions to property problems. His work covers all areas of Real Estate Litigation for landlords, tenants, developers/investors, banks, administrators and receivers.

Chris also advises on property related professional negligence matters.

Recent highlights:

  • Mapeley Estates: acting on all contentious matters in relation to their property portfolio.
  • Telereal Trillium: advising on numerous break clause matters in relation to part of their property portfolio.
  • Advising a major high street bank to rectify alleged multi-million pound fraudulent transactions involving property portfolio.
  • Acting for a tenant in large (£1.5m+) dilapidations claim.
  • Advising a landlord on rectification of an agreement coupled with professional negligence claim against previous solicitors.
  • Advising a developer in respect of rights of light to enable large mixed use development to occur.

Market view:

"Christopher Perrin advises clients on a wide range of matters, with regular work on dilapidations. Sources say he is commercial and gets to the crux of issues, as well as astute and approachable." – Chambers & Partners, 2018

"Knowledgeable, personable and technically very competent." - Chambers & Partners, 2017

Chris Perrin is "a strong all-round litigator" - Legal 500 2016

Clients say: "He is good at laying the facts down and giving us what we need to make the decision." - Chambers & Partners 2016

Chris Perrin is "excellent at explaining the law in succinct terms" - Legal 500 2015

Chris is praised for his "comprehensive, helpful and practical advice." - Chambers & Partners, online legal directory

Read My Comments On The Latest News

  • 10/10/2017
    Irwin Mitchell In Manchester Raises Over £17,000 At The Prince's Trust Charity Ball

    “The Irwin Mitchell Prince’s Trust ball gets bigger each year and to raise over £17,000 in one night is a remarkable achievement and something which everyone should be very proud of. “We are delighted to raise so much money for such a worthy cause and I’d like to thank colleagues who worked tirelessly to make the evening such a success, our guests on the night and also those companies who kindly donate prizes for the raffle and auction.”

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  • 01/03/2017
    Supreme Court Delivers Landmark Ruling In Business Rates Case

    “This is an important test case and will no doubt be welcomed by property developers from across the UK. “There are a significant number of cases involving valuation officers and developers which have been awaiting the outcome of this dispute and I expect that they will now be settled quickly now that there’s greater clarity on the issue.”

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  • 11/11/2016
    Irwin Mitchell Raises Over £11,000 At Prince's Trust Charity Ball

    “This year’s event has been another huge success and I’m delighted that with the generous contributions from all the attendees on the night that we have been able to raise so much money for such a fantastic cause. I’d also like to thank those companies who kindly donated prizes for the raffle and auction because without their help, we wouldn’t be able to generate so much cash on the night. “Everyone at Irwin Mitchell who was involved in the event worked extremely hard and the Manchester office should be extremely proud having raised more than £40,000 over the last three years for the Prince’s Trust.”

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  • 07/09/2016
    Irwin Mitchell Sets Sights On £40,000 Target For Prince's Trust

    “Last year’s charity ball raised over £14,000 for the Prince’s Trust and we expect our Mad Hatter’s event will be just as successful. “This event is for a fantastic cause and all of the money raised will go towards helping young people not in education, employment or training to get the opportunities they need to enjoy a brighter future.”

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