Chris is Cornish born and bred. He attended Penair School and Truro College before moving to Swansea to read law.
After graduating, he returned to Cornwall and briefly worked for a national law firm in Plymouth before taking up a position within Nalders Solicitor’s property department. He completed his training with the firm and qualified as a solicitor in March 2013. He is now a solicitor in the Wills and Probate department.
Chris specialises in Wills, Inheritance Tax Planning within Wills, the preparation and registration of Lasting Powers of Attorney, the registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection Applications, the administration of Enduring/ Lasting Powers of Attorney, Probate/ Estate Administration, Intestacy, Deeds of Variation and the administration of Will Trusts.
Chris prides himself on being friendly, approachable, efficient and practical and has a robust reputation throughout the South West as an expert in Wills and Probate law.
Outside the office
Away from work Chris enjoys playing golf, spending time with his young family and is a keen supporter (and sometimes player!) of Truro Rugby Club.
"Just to say Thank you so much for all your help. Very much appreciated! will book in later 'down the line' to redo my will."
"Dear Chris, I would like to pass on my sincere thanks for your compassionate and professional way in which you dealt with both my mum and dad and my sister and I. Thank you!"
"To Chris, Thanks for all your patience -we got there in the end."
"Just to say 'thank you' for being so 'kind and helpful'."
"Dear Chris, J and myself wish to thank you and your colleagues for all the help and advice we have received since we first met you. your support during this difficult time was much appreciated."
"Many thanks - well pleased!"
"I was treated with care and respect despite my somewhat complicated needs."
"Overall service was excellent!"
"Just to say a very big thank you to Chris, very impressed with all your help. Many thanks"
"My wife and I are very grateful for the excellent service provided by Mr Gilbert in the matters of our wills and enduring POA."