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UK Bar Guide 2023

Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
1
Personal Injury
12 Years Ranked
3
Clinical Negligence
11 Years Ranked

About

Provided by Christopher Stephenson

UK Bar

Practice Areas

Personal injury and clinical negligence, exclusively for claimants, in cases of the utmost severity and complexity. Almost entirely High Court practice and regularly against silks. Known for his ability to put clients at ease and simplifying complicated issues, Christopher has experience of a very wide range of personal injury and clinical negligence cases. His personal injury practice is made up of catastrophic road traffic accident and employer’s liability claims. He also handles a wide range of clinical negligence claims, from negligent spinal and orthopaedic surgery to injuries at birth. Renowned as a persuasive advocate and tough negotiator.

Career

MA (Hons) Edin; CPE; BVC 1994; Pupillage 1994/5 (under Nicolas Hillier and Grahame Aldous KC)

Professional Memberships

PIBA, APIL, PNBA

Publications

Contributing editor to 9 Gough Chambers Publication: Guide to Clinical Negligence Claims, chapter author of APIL Guides to RTA Claims and Evidence. Co-Editor of 2nd edition of the leading textbook on claims in the CICA. Author of numerous articles for range of publications.

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UK Bar

Personal Injury - London (Bar)
1
Band 1

Christopher Stephenson
Christopher Stephenson has an excellent grasp of technical medical points and routinely takes instructions in both clinical negligence and personal injury matters. Claimant solicitors regularly choose him for high-value catastrophic injury cases, often resulting from RTAs. He also has experience handling employers' liability claims.


Clinical Negligence - London (Bar)
3
Band 3

Christopher Stephenson
Christopher Stephenson is a specialist clinical negligence barrister whose practice is exclusively claimant-based. His caseload includes cases concerning fatalities, failures in diagnoses and wrongful birth claims.

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