Christopher has been a barrister for 25 years covering crime and general common law before specialising in professional negligence cases. Christopher is also a Member of the Inner Temple and Bencher; he is a part-time judge; and he was a Recorder for 12 years before being appointed a Circuit Judge in Reading in 2000.
In 2008 Chris was appointed Resident Judge of Guildford Crown Court, and the Hon. Recorder of Guildford. He is Vice-Chairman of governors RGS Guildford, President elect Old Lancastrians, a DL of Surrey, an Ambassador for the Community Foundation, a patron of GASP and a trustee of Surrey Clubs for Young Persons.