Chris is a Partner and head of the Property Team at Saunders Robinson Brown based in Christchurch and Rangiora.

He has been practicing law since 2006 and specialises in property law advising developers and private clients on a wide range of property and conveyancing matters that arise from buying and selling property.

Chris graduated from the University of Canterbury in 2006 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts, he was admitted later that year.

Chris commenced practice at Evans Henderson Woodbridge in Marton that year and joined Saunders Robinson Brown in 2008. From 2012 to 2014, Chris moved to London where he worked as a property lawyer for the London Borough of Havering.

Chris returned to Saunders Robinson Brown in May 2014 and became a partner in 2016.

Notable experience

  • Acting for individual clients on residential property sale and purchases.

  • Sale of a North Canterbury dairy farm.

  • Acting for clients on the purchase of a central North Island sheep and beef farm.

  • Acting for a developer on a North Canterbury subdivision involving complicated boundary adjustments, water issues and easements.

  • Acting for a developer on a 20 lot subdivision in Christchurch.


  • Member of the New Zealand Law Society.

  • Member of Belfast RFC.

  • Pro Bono advice to Moa Kids Community.

  • Member of Rangiora Promotions (and former Board member).