Chris retired as a partner at the end of January 2014, having joined the former practice of Steggles Palmer in 1971, qualifying in 1973. He was a founding partner of the present practice in 1983.
He has practised in South East Essex for more than 45 years and built up a wide private client base. He continues as a consultant to Palmers, undertaking Private Client work.
He is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), a member of the Law Society Private Client Section and a specialist in estate administration, wills, lasting powers of attorney and the creation and management of trusts.
Chris has been a chorister in his local parish church for more than 62 years and also sings at various other venues throughout the year. He is also a member of Havering Probus.
Legal 500 2017 – “Consultant Chris Mowat is also recommended for his ‘ability to demystify legal matters in order for solutions to be readily understood’.”