Christopher Harrison is a senior associate in the insurance team.
Christopher has experience in general liability, personal injury claims, disciplinary proceedings and medical negligence claims, workers' compensation, CTP damages, TPD benefit, income protection policy claims and claims arising from aviation disasters.
His experience includes running a significant defendant common law practice involving litigated and unlitigated personal injury claims arising from allegations of historical child sexual abuse. He has extensive experience arising from involvement in the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and associated special commissions of inquiry.
More recently Christopher has acted for respondent airlines in individual and representative (class) proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia and various state Supreme Courts in respect of claims from two major international aviation disasters.
Christopher has previously acted for a member of the Australian judiciary in respect of proceedings commenced by the Judicial Commission of New South Wales.
His clients include insurers, insureds, individuals, institutions and government entities.
Christopher was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2012. He holds a Juris Doctor, as well as a Bachelor of Commerce degree.
Christopher joined Colin Biggers & Paisley in 2019.