Christina Blacklaws studied Jurisprudence at Oxford and qualified as a solicitor in 1991. She has developed and managed law firms including a virtual law firm. In 2011 she set up the Co-operative Legal Services family law offering, later becoming their Director of Policy. She is currently Director of Innovation at top 100 firm Cripps LLP.
Christina holds a range of public appointments including member of the Family Justice Council, trustee of LawWorks and council member for the Women Lawyers Division.
Christina is Vice President of the Law Society of England and Wales and will become President in 2018.
She is an award winning published author, speaker and lecturer and frequent media commentator.