Christopher has a commercial practice, primarily assisting clients on commercial disputes but also in corporate and professional regulatory matters. He has a particular interest in commercial contract disputes, insolvency and construction.
Christopher’s expertise in these areas and his client-centric approach is underpinned by his time practising as a solicitor at a national Australian law firm where he worked in commercial litigation and dispute resolution.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Queensland and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the Queensland University of Technology.
> Acting pro bono for an Indigenous Australian in a novel contractual dispute about whether the company had a discretion to refuse membership.
> Advising companies in relation to obligations arising under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (Cth).
> Acting for a shareholder in relation to a claim for conversion of their shares.
> Advising in negligence cases, concerning claims of professional and medical negligence.
> Acting and advising in defamation matters for individuals in traditional and digital media.
> Advising in a broad remit of cases concerning allegations of breaches of the Australian Consumer and Competition laws.
> Acting for mining companies in defending proceedings in relation to contracts for the construction and modification of rail infrastructure connecting to the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal near Gladstone.
> Acting in professional disciplinary proceedings.
> Advising in a wide variety of cases concerning intellectual property disputes.
> Acting for the directors of a company in relation to civil warrants issued internationally.
> Acting for a diverse spread of government departments in relation to general civil litigation matters.
Bar Association of Queensland
2018 Solicitor, Holding Redlich
Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Queensland University of Technology
Bachelor of Arts (Hons), University of Queensland