Chris has over 30 years’ experience of dealing with Court of Protection work and specialises in the management of high-value personal injury awards arising from complex catastrophic injury and clinical negligence cases and acting as an expert in personal injury litigation in relation to Deputyship costs.
She works closely with Litigation Lawyers during the conduct of litigation. This is in her capacity as a Deputy and as an expert in relation to Deputyship Costs. In her role as an expert, she was involved in the landmark cases of James Robshaw - v – United Lincolnshire Hospital NHS Trust  EWHC 923 (QB) and JR v Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, May 25, 2017,  EWHC 1245 (QB).
Chris acts as Deputy for the property and affairs of many clients and is regarded as a specialist in her field and heads the legal team at Hyphen Law. Chris often begins her role as Deputy whilst the litigation is in progress in order to ensure that interim payments can be administered effectively. This allows a smooth transition into Deputyship after the litigation is completed. Chris enjoys building strong relationships with clients, families and their wider support network and has a particular interest in Deputyships for children.
She is a member of the Court of Protection User Group and also writes and lectures on Deputyship matters.
Christine regularly writes articles for the legal and disability press, is an author for CILEX magazine and an invited contributor to Facts and Figures: Tables for the Calculation of Damages in relation to Court of Protection matters.
Christine is Chair of the “London Minds” committee of Cerebra; a national charity set up to help improve the lives of children with brain related conditions through research, education and directly supporting children and their carers. Her role is to assist in raising the profile of Cerebra within London and to promote fund raising on their behalf. She is the recipient of the Prime Ministers Points of Light award for her fundraising for Cerebra which has included skydiving and wing walking.