Christina is a civil and public law practitioner.
In her early years of practice, Christina developed and maintained a wide-ranging practice across several of 7BR’s practice groups, including crime, child and family, personal injury, clinical negligence and employment law.
Over the years Christina built up a practice specialising in serious personal injury cases. She has extensive experience in group litigation and multi-party actions representing the victims of historic sexual and physical abuse.
Since 2017 Christina has been instructed as junior counsel by the Commissioner for the Metropolitan Police Service in the Undercover Policing Inquiry, chaired by Sir John Mitting.
Christina has particular expertise in historic child abuse claims and has acted in some of the biggest group actions in the field. She represents child abuse victims against large, institutional defendants including local authorities, schools, hospitals and social care facilities as well as against individuals.
Christina has represented claimants in a number of group actions, including:
Christina has also acted for individual claimants, successfully achieving settlement in claims arising out of abuse at the following institutions:
Christina is currently instructed by the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service in the Undercover Policing Inquiry, leading the preparation of evidence and submissions on all undercover deployments between 1983 and 1992 and the preparation of restriction order applications.
Christina has particular expertise acting on behalf of the police in the High Court in complex public law cases involving child trafficking, honour-based violence, and intra familial sexual abuse.
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