Before coming to the bar, Christopher was a senior associate at Clayton Utz. In that role he worked on a range of complex commercial matters, primarily in relation to corporate insolvency, trusts, secured transactions and contractual and partnership disputes. He regularly acted for insolvency practitioners, large corporations and government departments. He also has extensive experience in the judicial review of administrative decisions, acting both for government and for review applicants.
Christopher often acted as a solicitor advocate and has appeared at all levels of the Victorian and Federal court hierarchies.
Christopher holds a Master of Laws with distinction from University College London, where he specialised in comparative law. His undergraduate degrees are from the University of Melbourne, where he was editor of the Melbourne Journal of International Law. Christopher also holds an Advanced Certificate in Insolvency from the Australian Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association.
Christopher is reading with Robert Craig. His senior mentor is Christopher Horan QC.
Christopher signs the Victorian Bar Roll on 24 October 2019 and will be available to accept briefs from this date.
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- Banking & Finance
- Class Actions
- Commercial Arbitration
- Contractual Disputes
- Corporate Insolvency
- Corporations & Securities
- Energy & Resources
- Equity & Trusts
- Private International Law
- Administrative Law
- Civil & Human Rights
- Commissions & Inquiries
- Constitutional Law
- Judicial Review
- Public International Law
- White Collar Crime
Master of Laws (Dist) (University College London)
Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (Melbourne)
Bachelor of Arts (Melbourne)
State and Territory Courts and Tribunals, Federal Court of Australia & High Court of Australia