Chris Sheppard

Chris Sheppard

  • Full Name: Christopher Sheppard
  • Position: Partner
  • Accreditation: Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law
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Date joined RMB:

17 January 2000

Field(s) of Law:

Chris practices primarily in the compensation law area of our practice and has been a Law Society of NSW Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law since October 2008. He assists people involved in all types of compensation claims including work claims, workers compensation claims, industrial deafness claims, motor vehicle accident claims, dust diseases and claims arising from persons being injured in public places. Chris also has extensive experience in the industrial relations/employment law field.

Training:

Chris graduated from the University of Wollongong in December 1999 with a Bachelor of Laws Honours degree. He also holds a bachelor degree in Commerce (Industrial Relations) from the University of Wollongong.

Professional Background:

With a local blue collar background, Chris excelled at Keira High School and went on to graduate from the University of Wollongong. As a talented student with a solid grounding in the local community, Chris was identified by RMB Lawyers and commenced employment with the firm following the completion of his tertiary education. Chris became a partner of the firm during 2005.

Personal Details and Interests:

Chris grew up in the Wollongong suburbs of Balgownie and Corrimal where he achieved state representation at both cricket and soccer. He maintains an active involvement at Balgownie Cricket Club. Chris is also a member of the Appeals Committee of the Illawarra Football Association.

Chris' young family and his large extended family in the Wollongong area ensures his close ties with the local community.