Christopher has appeared before courts at all levels, including the High Court, Court of Appeal, House of Lords and Privy Council.
Christopher is a Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) accredited mediator and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is also an LMAA supporting member and sits regularly as a commercial arbitrator.
He is a former Chairman of the Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR).
Christopher was appointed as a Recorder in 2004 and a deputy High Court judge in 2008. He sits regularly as a judge of the Commercial Court.
- Vincent Tchenguiz v Grant Thornton and others:a conspiracy/malicious prosecution claim seeking in excess of US$2 billion against Grant Thornton and others for allegedly instigating and manipulating an unjustified major Serious Fraud Office investigation (with, amongst others, Charlotte Tan).
- Jersey Football Association v UEFACAS 2016/A/4787: represented the Jersey Football Association (JFA) in arbitral proceedings before the Court of Arbitration for Sport relating to an appeal against the UEFA Executive Committee’s decision to reject JFA’s application for UEFA membership.
- The London Steam-Ship Owners’ Mutual Insurance Association Ltd v The Kingdom of Spain and the French State (“The Prestige”)  EWCH 3188 (Comm): acting for the insurers of the vessel owners in the Court of Appeal; the court upheld an High Court order dismissing Spain/France’s challenges to the jurisdiction of the arbitral tribunal.