Christopher Webb - Director

Christopher Webb

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Expert Insights

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment Law for Business
  • Personal and Family law
  • Business for the Self Employed
  • Disputes
  • Local Authority

Biography

Christopher was admitted to the Manx Bar in 2002 and is an English Solicitor (Non Practising) Notary Public, Commissioner for Oaths and an Associate of the Charted institute of Arbitrators and a member of the Family Bar Association.

Christopher is a Director of MannBenham Advocates Limited who’s area of work include Commercial and Civil Litigation, Employment disputes both before the Tribunal and the High Court and Family law and is named in the Legal 500. Prior to qualifying as a Manx Advocate Christopher spent 14 years working in the London Insurance and Reinsurance Market. Christopher is Treasurer of the Isle of Man Law Society and an Independent Director of the Isle of Man Branch of St. John Ambulance.

Significant cases

Robert Sutton v Creechurch Capital International Limited

Christopher acted for Mr Sutton in relation to his claim before the Employment tribunal and subsequent review and appeal to the High Court in respect of a claim for Unfair Dismissal on the grounds of Whistle blowing.

Banners Broker International Limited (In Liquidation)

Christopher acted for the joint liquidators in obtaining an Order for the transfer of the liquidation from the Isle of Man to Canada. This is the first application of it’s type in the Isle of Man.

Bellemy v Forster

Christopher acted for Mr Forster in defending the first Claim following the introduction of the new Isle of Man Rules of the High Court in respect of a Status Quo petition which is a unique Manx remedy and following Mr Forster success at first instance, the matter is subject to an appeal.