Christine graduated from the University of Leeds in 1979 with a B.A. Honours Degree in English. She subsequently studied at Manchester Polytechnic graduating in 1981 with a Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management.Subsequent to her graduation Christine undertook a number of roles within the management field until 1990.
In 1991 Christine decided upon a change of career path and began to study at the University of Northumbria at Newcastle with a view to entering the legal profession and in 1996 she successfully achieved her Legal Practice Diploma.
Christine joined a local firm of solicitors in 1997 where she had sole responsibility for the Family Law Department.
In 2004 Christine joined Mortons Law as an Associate Solicitor and was promoted to Partner in April 2008. Christine continues to specialise in all aspects of Family Law with a particular interest in the areas of Children Law and Ancillary Relief.