Chris was called to the Bar in 1992. He maintains a broad practice across a number of disciplines including Children, Crime (Defence and Prosecution), Personal Injury, and general Civil Litigation. His strengths include a clear sighted approach to litigation and the ability to develop a strong rapport with both professional and lay clients.
A member of the Chambers Mediation Group Alban Resolution Centre , Chris is an accredited civil/commercial mediator (The ADR Group, 2005) and is able to offer an Alternative Dispute Resolution service to help parties to settle their disputes without the need and costs of a formal trial.
Chris has a good understanding of the different pressures experienced by solicitors having previously worked in a Top 20 City law firm. Before that Chris also helped to write a significant part of the College of Law’s Bar Vocational Course.
As well as practice at the Bar, Chris regularly delivers a range of litigation training courses around the country. He is accredited by the Bar Council (IATC) as an advocacy trainer and by the Law Society as a Higher Rights trainer and assessor.