23rd Feb 2023

Dr Christopher McNall will discuss his work as a Chairperson/Judge in Welsh Tribunals and provide an update on the recent developments at those Tribunals. This talk will take place remotely on Wednesday 1st March 2023 at 5pm via Zoom.

Places to attend this talk can be booked here (details will be sent separately once your place is booked).


Dr Christopher McNall is a Chancery Barrister based at 18 St John Street, Manchester.

He also sits as a Deputy District Judge, a Panel Chairperson of the Residential Property Tribunal (Wales) a Fee-Paid Judge of the First Tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) a Fee-Paid Chairperson of the Agricultural Lands Tribunal (Wales) and a Fee-Paid Judge of the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber). 

He is the author of Practical Law: Agricultural Law and Rural Affairs – A View From The Bar a Consultant Editor of the ‘Agricultural Land’ Sector of Halsbury’s Laws of England and Tolley’s Insolvency Law (Human Rights chapter).

Dr McNall is a qualified mediator and has appeared as an advocate in a number of reported cases.  

Dr Christopher McNall is the only barrister in the North of England recommended for work in Agricultural Law in the latest edition of The Legal 500. He was voted Manchester Law Society Barrister of the Year, 2022.

Christopher specialises in disputes about tenanted and freehold farms and land (and especially agricultural tenancies under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986), taxation (especially of agricultural land), proprietary estoppel, and inheritance.

He has appeared in many leading agricultural and tax cases in the Court of Appeal, the High Court, the Agricultural Lands Tribunal, and the First-tier Tribunal. He is Chairperson of the Agricultural Lands Tribunal for Wales, a Deputy District Judge, and a fee-paid Judge of the Tax and Property Chambers of the First-tier Tribunal.

Christopher was Consultant Editor for the ‘Agricultural Holdings and Allotments’ title in the 2018 edition of Halsbury’s Laws of England and writes the View from the Bar’ column for the Agricultural and Rural Affairs section of Practical Law. His book, ‘A Practical Guide to Agricultural Law and Tenancies’, was published recently.

For more information on Christopher McNall please contact a member of our Business and Property Clerking Team on 0161 278 8261 or email businessproperty@18sjs.com