Christopher Thomas is an associate in our corporate and commercial litigation team. Christopher has a wealth of experience having spent five years working in the litigation department of a top 20 national law firm in Sheffield prior to joining Needle Partners. Christopher specialises in property disputes, contract claims and professional negligence claims against solicitors and construction professionals. Christopher has extensive experience of before-the-event (BTE) legal expense insurance funded litigation and led a firm wide document automation project to deliver automated litigation services. Prior to specialising in litigation, Christopher worked as a generalist legal advisor for two years, providing preliminary advice across all areas of UK law on dedicated legal advice helplines. Christopher completed his Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Bloomsbury, Graduate Diploma in Law at the University of Sussex and is a BA Honours Graduate in History from the University of Sheffield. As an associate within the litigation team at Needle Partners, Christopher undertakes a full range of generalist commercial dispute resolution work with a particular focus on corporate litigation.