Christopher is a highly respected junior with experience dealing with a wide range of high profile and sensitive cases. In recent years he has represented a senior member of a deanery accused of assaulting a colleague, and a junior doctor who allegedly sexually assaulted a psychotic patient in his care.
He has an established appellate practice and regularly advises or appears in appellate proceedings against healthcare regulators. Such cases have included appeals against the GMC and NMC, as well as resisting judicial review proceedings and statutory appeals brought by the GMC and PSA. In addition, he has been instructed to appear before the First Tier Tribunal on behalf of NHS England.
Beyond healthcare, he has frequently appeared before the ACCA – including his defence of a former financial director of a major NHS Trust. He represents the RICS at first instance and in appeal proceedings. He is also regularly instructed to bring appeals against the DBS in the Upper Tribunal.
Christopher has considerable experience in coronial proceedings – whether presenting healthcare practitioners, or care homes, GP practices, or the County Council. These include Article 2 and jury inquests.
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