Christy Burzio (2010) General Information Christy is a specialist Civil and Commercial Barrister who is known for being both thorough and robust. She has developed a highly successful common law practice in Personal Injury, Property, Commercial, Contract and Debt. Prior to embarking on pupillage Christy’s passion was firmly placed in academia, culminating in her doctoral studies. She has published worldwide and has lectured at the most reputable universities in the UK. She has sat on numerous boards and worked as an arbitral assistant in a multi-million dollar gold mine dispute heard in London. Personal Injury Christy accepts instruction across the field of personal injury. She has significant trial experience including fraudulent, s.57 and exaggerated personal injury claims for firms who litigate on behalf of insurance companies. Christy acts for both Claimant and Defendants in personal injury matters. She is regularly instructed in Road Traffic Accident, Public Liability, Highways Act and Employer Liability cases. Representing Claimant’s and Defendant’s on Fast & Multi Track cases Complex matters involving permanent physical injuries, serious scarring, chronic pain syndromes. CCMC’s Joint Settlement Meetings Disposal Hearings Interim Hearings (Strike out and Summary Judgement, Relief, Disclosure, Procedural & Limitation) High value Credit Hire matters Advising on and preparing schedules for Fatal Accident Claims in excess of £200,000. Advising on prospects in claims that include LVI, fundamental dishonesty and fraud Drafting pleadings and interim applications Advising on appeal. Property Christy accepts instruction from commercial clients as well as individuals on landlord and tenant matters. Dilapidation cases Possession claims (including mortgage) Leasehold Disputes Lease extension matters Tenancy Deposits Unlawful eviction Disrepair claims Other breach of covenant claims. Advising on Covid-19 related cases Commercial, Contract & Debt Part 85 – Controlled Goods Claims Supply of Goods Supply of Services Drafting and advising on Contractual and Commercial agreements Statutory Demands Bankruptcy and Insolvency Qualifications PhD, King’s College London (forthcoming) LLM, International Commercial and Financial Law, King’s College London BVC, BPP Holborn LLB, University of Leicester Awards Meggary Scholarship, Pupillage Award, Lincoln’s Inn King’s Doctoral, AHRC, Scholarship Award Hardwicke Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn Christy’s hobbies include running, rock climbing and travelling the globe. She also has a keen interest in basketball, particularly the American NBA team the Chicago Bulls and her local team the London Lions.