Christopher is a busy specialist family finance practitioner. He is ranked as a leading practitioner by Legal 500 and noted for his diligent and meticulous preparation (‘he deploys meticulous case preparation’ 2017) and skills as an advocate.

He is sought after as a specialist professional negligence practitioner in the field of financial remedies law acting for both claimants and defendants.

Christopher specializes in matrimonial finance and is acknowledged as a leading practitioner in this field. Continuously cited in Legal 500 as a leading junior in finance work and regularly appears against QCs in his field. Christopher has extensive experience at all levels both in London (in the Family and Queen’s Bench divisions) and provincially. He is alive to the needs of both solicitors and their clients and brings a commercial pragmatism to cases he is instructed on. He is very good with clients, has a flexible approach and an excellent attention to detail.

Chris is qualified to accept professional negligence instructions.

Chris is qualified to accept private FDRs instructions.

Chris is qualified to accept direct access instructions.

Reputation & Awards

‘a quite brilliant advocate’ ‘a forceful and tenacious advocate’ ‘immensely good with clients’ ‘second to none in terms of case preparation’

Education

  • Worth School
  • Nottingham University (LLB Hons)
  • Admitted as a Solicitor (1989) – practice at Freshfields
  • Admitted to the Bar (1993)

Professional Memberships

  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association

Languages

  • French (fluent)
  • Spanish (working)
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