Dr Christopher Ward SC was admitted as a Solicitor in 1993 before being called to the NSW bar in 1998 and appointed as a senior counsel in 2015. Dr Christopher Ward SC is a recognised expert in the field of international law (public and private).

He has particular expertise as an advocate in cases which involve the domestic and international law interface, and has worked regularly in areas as diverse as human rights, maritime boundaries and diplomatic immunity.Dr Ward also regularly accepts instructions in appellate and significant commercial and public law matters. He has appeared before all major Australian courts and tribunals, including the High Court of Australia.