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Christy is a specialist Civil and Commercial Barrister who is known for being both thorough and robust. She has developed a highly successful common law practice in Personal Injury, Property, Commercial, Contract and Debt.
 
Prior to embarking on a career at the Bar, Christy’s passion was firmly placed in academia, culminating in her doctoral studies. She has published worldwide and has lectured at the most reputable universities in the UK. She has sat on numerous boards and worked as an arbitral assistant in a multi-million dollar gold mine dispute heard in London.
 AREAS OF LAW: 

Personal Injury
Christy accepts instruction across the field of personal injury. She has significant trial experience including fraudulent, s.57 and exaggerated personal injury claims for firms who litigate on behalf of insurance companies. Christy acts for both Claimant and Defendants in personal injury matters.  She is regularly instructed in Road Traffic Accident, Public Liability, Highways Act and Employer Liability cases.

Representing Claimant’s and Defendant’s on Fast & Multi Track cases
Complex matters involving permanent physical injuries, serious scarring, chronic pain syndromes.
CCMC’s
Joint Settlement Meetings
Disposal Hearings
Interim Hearings (Strike out and Summary Judgement, Relief, Disclosure, Procedural & Limitation)
High value Credit Hire matters
Advising on and preparing schedules for Fatal Accident Claims in excess of £200,000.
Advising on prospects in claims that include LVI, fundamental dishonesty and fraud
Drafting pleadings and interim applications
Advising on appeal.

Property
Christy accepts instruction from commercial clients as well as individuals on landlord and tenant matters.

Dilapidation cases
Possession claims (including mortgage)
Leasehold Disputes
Lease extension matters
Tenancy Deposits
Unlawful eviction
Disrepair claims
Other breach of covenant claims.
Advising on Covid-19 related cases

Commercial, Contract & Debt

Part 85 – Controlled Goods Claims
Supply of Goods
Supply of Services
Drafting and advising on Contractual and Commercial agreements
Statutory Demands
Bankruptcy and Insolvency

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