Chris is a highly regarded solicitor with Higher Rights (Criminal Advocacy) Qualification. He has been a criminal defence lawyer since 1986 and part of the Bond Joseph team since 2014.
Recent cases of interest include:
Chris assisted in the representation of a defendant successfully acquitted at trial having been charged with 'one-punch-manslaughter' in Folkestone, Kent. See news report on Kent Online.
In 2018, Instructed to represent a juvenile charged with a 'gang land' murder in Gillingham, Kent. See news report on BBC News.
In 2017, Chris was instructed to represent a male charged with numerous historic sexual offences in his capacity as teacher in Surrey in the 1970's. See news report on Kent Online.
Chris assisted Oliver Saxby QC and Bond Joseph's Sara Haroon in the defence of a young man charged with murder in East Woodford London. Defendant was convicted following re-trial. See news report in The Daily Mail.
Instructing solicitor in case of murder and attempted murder in 2017/2018. See news report in The Daily Mail.
In 2017, Chris represented a vet charged with conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation. See news report on Kent Online.
In 2016, Chris was instructed to represent a stunt show company during the inquest into the death of an employee following a 'human cannonball' stunt. Thereafter instructed to represent in following criminal proceedings. See news report in The Guardian.