Christopher is a first six pupil in Chambers. He cannot accept instructions or briefs at this stage except for noting briefs. He will commence his second six pupillage on 1 April 2019. Should you wish to instruct a pupil for a noting brief please speak to our clerks.
Christopher was called to the Bar in July 2017 after successfully completing the GDL and the BPTC. During the BPTC Christopher competed as a finalist in the Francis Taylor Building Mooting Competition and contributed to the City Law Society Journal. He also volunteered for several pro-bono organisations, including City Law School’s Free Legal Advice Clinic and IPSEA, for whom he appeared regularly in court. For his BPTC studies he was awarded a scholarship by the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple.
After obtaining a First-Class honours degree in English Literature and Russian Language at Glasgow University, Christopher worked briefly for a publishing house in Paris before joining Cleary Gottlieb’s international arbitration team as a paralegal. He then went on to work in Byrne & Partner’s civil litigation department, as well as on White & Case’s specialist LIBOR team.
Prior to commencing pupillage Christopher spent a year working as a presenting officer for HMRC’s litigation team, appearing regularly in court in a wide range of disputes.
Christopher speaks French and Russian.
In his spare time, he enjoys cold water swimming, cycling and learning to play the piano.