Christian commenced his practice at the Bar in 2001 and has been a member of Nigel Bowen Chambers since that time. He was appointed Senior Counsel in 2014.
Christian specialises in intellectual property law, including patent, copyright and trade mark matters. He regularly appears in the Federal Court of Australia, both at first instance and on appeal, and has appeared in a number of leading intellectual property cases in the High Court of Australia. He also appears in the Australian Patent Office, the Copyright Tribunal of Australia, the Australian Trade Marks Office and other relevant administrative tribunals.
Christian was previously a solicitor and a registered patent attorney. He holds tertiary qualifications in science and law and completed a research year in the field of synthetic organic chemistry.