Christian accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ main areas of practice, including public law and human rights, employment law, data protection and information law and commercial law.
Before coming to the Bar, Christian trained and qualified as a solicitor at Slaughter and May where he practised as an Associate in the Pensions, Employment and Incentives team. Christian also worked as a solicitor at the Public Law Project, where he advised NGOs and individuals in relation to public law issues and was involved in several judicial reviews.
Christian’s practice encompasses:
- Public and human rights law matters, including judicial review proceedings and advisory work for both claimants (including individuals and NGOs) and defendants (including local authorities and central government departments).
- The full range of employment law advice and litigation, including both statutory and commercial employment law disputes, and cases at the intersection of employment and commercial law.
- Information law advice and litigation, including proceedings under the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018.
As a pupil in Chambers, Christian was involved in a number of high-profile cases including Crowter v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care  EWCA Civ 1559 (assisting Jason Coppel KC in a judicial review of s.1(1)(d) of the Abortion Act 1967 on the grounds that it permits abortion without time limit where the foetus has a disability) and USDAW v Tesco  EWCA Civ 978 (assisting Amy Rogers in a case concerning Tesco’s dismissal and re-engagement of employees who had a “permanent” contractual entitlement to enhanced pay).
Christian graduated in 2014 with a first in Philosophy and Politics from the University of Manchester. Before transferring to the Bar in 2021, Christian qualified as a solicitor in 2018 after completing the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at BPP University.