Christine Davies has extensive experience representing high net worth individuals in times of private and personal distress in civil and criminal capacities. Both her manner and case management skills give clients comfort and puts them at ease during extremely difficult times.
In all divisions of the High Court, including the Family Division, Christine's experience encompasses injunctive and committal proceedings, multijurisdictional dimensions, and enforcement issues. She advises applicants, respondents, children, and interveners on confidential matters principally concerning high-value complex matrimonial proceedings with onshore and offshore trust dispute issues.
In the criminal courts, Christine successfully represented the Whitehall editor of the Sun in her acquittal at the Old Bailey following charges of conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office. Christine also successfully represented a former driver at News International in charges of perverting the course of justice. She has advised on investigations conducted by prosecuting bodies such as the SFO (Serious Fraud Office), CPS (Crown Prosecution Service), the Home Office, and the HSE (Health and Safety Executive). Christine also advises corporates on dawn raid procedures and is currently representing a large corporate in relation to an ongoing criminal investigation.
High net worth family seeks counsel on settlement affecting worldwide assets
Jones Day provided advice in relation to the enforcement of a multibillion dollar judgment against an ultra high net worth family with assets settled on multiple trusts throughout the world, including in relation to worldwide freezing and receivership orders over trust companies and their assets in the United States, Switzerland, Luxembourg, and the British Virgin Islands.
Angel Group liquidators succeed in claims worth over £10m against former director and sole shareholder
Jones Day acted for the joint liquidators of the Angel Group in respect of claims worth over £10 million for breach of trust and fiduciary duties against Julia Davey (the former director and sole shareholder of the Angel Group).
Goldshield Group successfully defends against prosecution by the Serious Fraud Office
Jones Day successfully defended Goldshield Group Plc against prosecution by the Serious Fraud Office for conspiracy to defraud the NHS by alleged participation in a pharmaceutical price-fixing/market sharing cartel during the late 1990s.
- Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS) (2002); Inns of Court School of Law (Bar Vocational Course 1998); Sheffield Hallam University (LL.B. 1996, 2:1)
- Barrister-at-law (Gray's Inn) and solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales