Christopher is a trainee solicitor within our commercial property team working under the supervision of David Baybut.
Christopher obtained an upper second-class honours law degree from Sheffield Hallam University in 2014 and joined Stephensosn in February 2016 as a graduate paralegal within the clinical negligence team.
In this role, he assisted Carla Duprey with her caseload from the commencement of new claims up to and including trials. He assisted on a variety of clinical negligence claims including complex brain injury, surgical error and misdiagnosis claims.
Whilst working as a graduate paralegal, Christopher also studied the legal practice course on a part-time basis and achieved a commendation from the University of Law in June 2018.
Christopher secured his training contract in June 2017, which commenced in September 2018. In his first seat, he worked in the commercial department assisting business clients with:
- Acquisitions, mergers and disposals
- Partnership and shareholder agreements
- Due diligence
- Share and business sales
- Filings at Companies House.
Although his primary interest lies within corporate work, Christopher also used his litigation experience obtained from his time working in our clinical negligence team to assist our commercial litigation team.