Christopher Townsend

Managing Partner

Christopher Townsend is the firm’s most senior partner. He has spent more than two decades in the legal field in Jamaica. He worked as an Assistant Clerk of Courts, Clerk of Courts and Crown Counsel in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions before moving to the private Bar. Chris, as he is widely known, is one of Jamaica’s most prominent Criminal Advocates. His other practice areas include Commercial and Residential Conveyancing including subdivisions and land settlements in urban areas, Environmental Law, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury and Probate.



Chris was admitted to practice at the Jamaican Bar in 1998. He holds an LL.B. from the University of the West Indies and the Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School. Chris is an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Meadowvale and has served as its president with distinction. He has subsequently been awarded the Godfrey Dyer Award for long and distinguished service to the Kiwanis movement. Chris is a member of the Advocates Association of Jamaica; the Legal and Enforcement Sub-Committee of the National Environmental Planning Agency (NEPA) and the Vice-Chairman of the Partnership Rule of Law Committee in the Office of the Prime Minister.