After having matriculated with double Academic Honours, Christine went on to read for a Bachelor of Arts at Rhodes University. With a number of old Rhodian awards under her belt, she returned to KwaZulu Natal to complete her Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of KwaZulu Natal. A distinction from the School for Legal Practice was followed by articles and Christine was admitted as an attorney in 1995. She joined Garlicke & Bousfield’s Litigation Department in 1997 and was appointed as a Director in 2000. Christine currently heads up the Litigation Department and specialises in insurance, and general commercial litigation.