Christos was admitted as a solicitor in 1996 and as a barrister in 2004. Before coming to the Bar, he worked as a solicitor at Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst) and taught company law, trusts and equity at the Australian National University.
Christos advises and appears, mostly unled, in a wide range of equity/ commercial and public law litigation for individual, institutional and corporate clients.
Christos is valued by solicitors for his analytical skills, his commercial, common sense approach to dispute resolution, and his ability to communicate effectively with clients and the Bench.
Areas of Practice
Christos is always up for an intellectual and logistical challenge. Christos focuses on:
Equity and commercial law
Corporations and insolvency law
Property and environmental law
Administrative law and occupational licensing
Estates law (domestic and international)
Investigations and Inquiries
Indigenous corporate governance and property rights
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (University of Sydney)
Bachelor of Laws (University of New South Wales)
Doctor of Philosophy (Law) (Australian National University)
Trusts & Estates Practitioner (TEP)
Convenor, Australian Association of Constitutional Law, NSW Branch (2009–2016)
Appointed by the Department of Trade and Investment (NSW) to conduct an inquiry into tender processes for Crown land (2016)
Appointments as reporter to the Minister under section 10 of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 (Cth) (2011)
Appointed on 30 January 2019 by the Commonwealth Minister for the Environment as Reporter under section 10 of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 (Cth) in respect of an application for the protection of Ravensworth Homestead Complex and Surrounds as a place of Aboriginal significance (alleged colonial frontier massacre site).
Appointed on 9 September 2019 as Counsel Assisting the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission in an inquiry of undisclosed title.