Christopher is a trainee solicitor within our employment and discrimination team working under the supervision of Philip Richardson.
Christopher obtained an upper second-class honours law degree from Sheffield Hallam University in 2014 and joined the firm in February 2016 as a graduate paralegal within the clinical negligence team.
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 with the firm in June 2017, which commenced in September 2018.
In the first seat of his training contract in corporate law, Christopher worked on a variety of matters including company formations, assisting clients with company purchases and sales and matters of due diligence amongst others, under the supervision of Louise Hebborn.
Christopher then moved to a commercial property seat, working under the supervision of David Baybut. He gained experience with drafting documents including leases, deeds of variation and surrender, amongst others. He also reported to and advised clients upon draft documentation where relevant.
Christopher then returned to the clinical negligence department for his third seat, working under the supervision of Judith Thomas-Whittingham. Christopher built upon his experience gained during his time as a paralegal, assisting on both pre-action and litigated matters, including those involving multiple and complex injuries, surgical error and brain injury.
Christopher moved to our employment and discrimination team in March 2020 for his final seat and is due to qualify as a solicitor in September 2020.