Christopher J Murphy

Counsel and Consultant

Christopher J Murphy

Christopher J Murphy

Counsel and Consultant


+44 (0)1624 695800




University of Manchester. Bachelor of Laws LL.B. (Hons.)


Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales


Admitted to the Manx Bar
Commissioner for Oaths


Notary Public (Isle of Man)

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Law Society of England and Wales
Isle of Man Law Society
Legislation Committee Isle of Man Law Society (former member)

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Legal directory endorsements

The 'calm, sensible and very experienced' Christopher Murphy heads the practice.

Legal 500 - UK (2016 edition)

The "superb" Christopher Murphy of M&P Legal "is very approachable and provides a good service."

Chambers UK 2016

M&P Legal's 'superb' team is led by the very 'approachable and supremely efficient' Christopher Murphy

Legal 500 (2015)

Christopher Murphy's department at M&P Legal handled the largest Mental Health Act receivership in Isle of Man history

Legal 500 (2015)

Practice Head Christopher Murphy has broad commercial experience encompassing both contentious and non-contentious matters.

Legal 500 (2014)

Praised by one market source as "a very solid corporate lawyer, capable of big-ticket work".

Chambers Europe (2014)

Recommended for "user-friendly advice"

Legal 500 - UK (2013 Edition)

Historic legal directory endorsements

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Articles and publications

Asset Protection in the Isle of Man
Asset Protection Journal
International Money Laundering Law & Regulation (Isle of Man chapter)
(City & Financial Publishing) 2003 edition
Manx Movies – The Legal Background Online Bookmaking & Gaming in the Isle of Man

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Significant cases

In Re: Heginbotham
In Re: Osiris Trustees Limited and Goodways Limited
Manx Metals (1983) Ltd v Total (IOM) Limited
CTM Ltd v Goodwin & others
In Re: Richardson Leslie Gladstone Trustee in Bankruptcy v Brunning and Brunning
CTM Management Limited v Goodwin & Others

Historic cases

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English and basic Spanish