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30 Park Place

Christian Howells

Cardiff, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments

Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022

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Administrative & Public Law - The Regions (Bar)

Band 3

Christian Howells
Christian Howells is a panel member for both the UK and Welsh governments, providing a busy practice acting for and advising government departments, local authorities and health boards in complex public law matters. He has further expertise representing claimants in a range of policy challenges.
Strengths: "A succinct and very good advocate who demonstrates a good understanding of the nuances of legislation." "He's on the ball and gets to grips with everything very quickly."
Recent work: Acted for the Counsel General for Wales in a judicial review of the UK Internal Market Act 2020, focusing in particular on its implications for the Senedd's legislative competence regarding food and goods.
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Inquests & Public Inquiries - The Regions (Bar)

Band 2

Christian Howells
Christian Howells appears in high-profile public inquiries and Article 2 inquests involving the NHS, prisons and other public services. He acts for both bereaved families and state agents, and has been instructed to represent over 300 core participants in the Infected Blood Inquiry.
Strengths: "He is a helpful barrister who provides clear answers." "His work ethic and insight are really impressive."
Recent work: Instructed on behalf of Cardiff City Football Club in the inquest of Emiliano Sala.
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