Christopher is a commercial and chancery practitioner, regularly appearing in the High Court and county courts. He also has a busy paper-based practice, and has extensive experience of both advising in conference and on paper, and of drafting pleadings.
Christopher undertakes work in the following areas:
Christopher is willing to act on a conditional fee basis in appropriate cases.
Prior to being called to the Bar, Christopher worked and volunteered for NGO’s, in both the United Kingdom and Cambodia, focussing on issues relating to governance and the rule of law.
Davis v Ukay Fuels Limited 
Claim for notice pay under subcontracting agreement. Both parties producing competing contracts and documentation. The case required a thorough understanding of the papers, and forensic cross-examination.
Edward Kingston Limited v Beechey v Glass 
Damages arising from disrepair. Dispute between leaseholder and freeholder as to responsibility for balcony. Interpretation of lease.
Freehold Nominees Ltd v Hasan 
Service charges. Whether lack of payments from tenants entitled owner to provide reduced service. Whether contractual provisions overrode small claims costs provisions.
Jackson v Borough Council of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk 
Appeal to Magistrates’ Court against Council’s decision to revoke taxi and private hire driver’s licenses and private hire vehicle license.
McKenna v Quality Food Ingredients Company Limited 
Claim by personal representative for unpaid loan. Interpretation of contract. Alleged oral variations of contract. Valuation of chattels in related property sale.
Morgan v Basford 
Nuisance, rule in Rylands v Fletcher. Extent of damages caused by publican discharging septic tanks on nearby agricultural land.
Opus Energy Ltd v Sivasuthan 
Claim under deemed contract provision of Electricity Act 1989. Erroneous Registration Provisions of Industry Master Registration Agreement. Contract (Rights of Third Parties Act) 1999
S v Oxfordshire County Council 
Appeal against decision to deny bus driver license to transport children. Previous conviction for sexual assault. Council discretion, given age of conviction.
BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics, St Peter's College, Oxford
MPhil International Relations, St Antony's College, Oxford
Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law Bar Vocational Course, College of Law
Christopher Edwards has successfully resisted an appeal to the High Court in the case of Smith v Kempson  EWHC 2680 (QB) (Tugendhat J). ...read more