Christopher Geering

Christopher Geering

"An excellent go-to junior, who is phenomenally well prepared and whose oral submissions are beautiful. First class."

Chambers UK 2024 (Professional Discipline)
Year of call: 2009
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Christopher Geering has a strong reputation in the fields of Professional Discipline and Coronial proceedings. He appears regularly before all the major healthcare regulators, as well as teaching and accountancy bodies.

He has experience dealing with cases of particular seriousness and complexity – whether it is widespread clinical failings, dishonesty or sexual impropriety.  In addition to fitness to practise proceedings, he appears in the High Court, both for and against the regulator.

In coronial work he represents NHS Trusts and care homes, as well as individual healthcare professionals.

Christopher also has a significant advisory practice. He has assisted a variety of regulators on legal issues and case preparation, as well as advising registrants on prospects of appeal.

Christopher accepts Direct Access instructions.

What others say:

“Chris’ strength is his stealth. He doesn’t make a big fuss but quietly goes about the case setting up effective points to dismantle the opposition. His knowledge of case law is a joy particularly on difficult points. He always has an ace up his sleeve.” and “Christopher is always a pleasure to work with. His attention to detail is second to none. He is fastidious and always well prepared.” – Chambers UK 2024 (Prof Disc)

“Christopher is brilliant. He is fastidious in his preparation, he puts clients at ease, and is impressive on his feet.” – Legal 500 UK 2024 (Prof Disc)

“Christopher is a master of detail, and of far-sighted, strategic and practical advice. He is a very effective cross-examiner, and a persuasively reasonable, skilled and incisive advocate.” – Chambers UK 2023 (Prof Disc)

“He is one of the best. He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law in this area.” – Chambers UK 2023 (Prof Disc)

“A very strong advocate and cross examiner. Avoids any theatrics, but has an incisive, intensely reasonable, considered and well-informed style, which wins confidence. Really excellent.” – Legal 500 UK 2023 (Prof Disc)

“Christopher is a very impressive advocate.  His attention to detail is impeccable and his knowledge outstanding.  He is also very good with clients – empathetic but firm when needed.” – Legale 500 UK 2023 (Inquests & Inquiries)

“He’s really slick, well prepared and knowledgeable.” and “Extremely clever, he has an encyclopedic knowledge of regulatory case law.” – Chambers UK 2022

“Christopher is a phenomenal barrister. He’s really easy to work with and makes himself available. He’s very thoughtful, thorough and extremely good at working with all levels of stakeholders.” – Chambers UK 2022

“An excellent practitioner. He is tactically very good and he knows his stuff.” “Really superb, professional and works well in a team.” – Chambers UK 2021

“Christopher is forensic in his approach to cases. He is thoughtful and concise in his advice and sympathetic to and, where necessary, firm with his clients, who often present with heightened emotions given that their careers and livelihoods are at stake.” – Legal 500 UK 2021

“Combines excellent commercial skills with great hearing room presence and a phenomenal work ethic.” “He is talented at dealing with individual practitioner clients and large corporate clients alike. He is persuasive and great to work with.” – Chambers UK 2020

“Very astute, and very persuasive on his feet.” – Legal 500 2020

“A fantastic cross-examiner and incredibly clever.” – Chambers UK 2018

“He has outstanding knowledge, is incredibly approachable and works tirelessly on cases. He never ceases to amaze in terms of the skills he offers.” – Chambers UK 2018

“A really systematic thinker who gets to the heart of a matter quickly and presents persuasively” – Chambers UK 2017

“A very good and persuasive advocate, who is excellent with clients and a pleasure to work with.” – Legal 500 2017

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