Christian is passionate about the law being accessible to all and providing strong representation to those most vulnerable in society. 

Overview

Christian is passionate about the law being accessible to all and providing strong representation to those most vulnerable in society. He has a particular interest in immigration and asylum law; actions against the police and public authorities; inquests and public inquiries.

Prior to commencing pupillage, Christian worked at INQUEST where he advised bereaved families on inquest procedures resulting from deaths in state care and detention.

Christian also volunteered at Liberty where he advised members of the public on issues including discrimination, actions against the police and data rights. He sat as the UK’s Youth Delegate to the Congress of the Council of Europe in 2017 and led Congress’ youth human rights working group. In this capacity, he extensively researched alleged human rights abuses in Council of Europe member states. He is also a former member of the UK Labour Party's Justice and Home Affairs Policy Commission.

Christian read Law and completed the BPTC at Nottingham Law School. He was awarded the Law School’s highest student honour, the Vice Chancellor’s Award and obtained the highest Family Law mark on the BPTC. Throughout his studies, he worked as a pro-bono legal adviser at Nottingham Law School’s Legal Advice Clinic where he advised on housing and employment related matters. He also provided pro-bono legal support to numerous anti-discrimination grassroots organisations.  He was winner of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn's Inter-Provider Mooting Competition 2016.

Criminal defence and appeals

Human rights

Immigration

Inquests and public inquiries

Court of Protection

Discrimination

Civil actions against the police and public authorities

Family rights

Memberships

  • INQUEST Lawyers Group
  • LIBERTY

 

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