Mr Christopher Lewis KC > Atkin Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Atkin Chambers
1, Atkin Building, Gray's Inn


Christopher practises principally in the fields of construction and engineering; energy and utilities; information technology; and related matters. He is an experienced trial advocate and is usually also involved at earlier stages of a case. His experience includes, therefore: advisory work; settling pleadings, submissions and notices; pre-trial advocacy (including advocacy in mediations); and trial advocacy. That experience spans a range of different forums, including mediation, adjudication, expert determination, arbitration (domestic and international), the High Court (principally the TCC and the Commercial Court) and appellate courts.

He has represented clients from, and advised on disputes relating to, a number of different jurisdictions throughout Europe, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. A number of those disputes have been subject to arbitration, under differing arbitration rules. He has a particular interest in disputes which have a conflict of laws element (whether as to jurisdiction, or choice of law, or otherwise).

Very often his cases will involve complicated issues of law, fact and/or expert evidence; and those issues have arisen in a range of different types of project across a range of different disciplines.


Called 1998; Middle Temple. Queen’s Counsel 2017. 


Christopher speaks conversational Italian.


Christopher is a member of TECBAR, COMBAR, LCLCBA, SCL and the Society for Computers and Law.


MA; BCL (Oxon).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 5

Christopher Lewis KCAtkin ChambersVery thorough and efficient, but humble and easy to work with

London Bar > Energy

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Christopher Lewis KCAtkin ChambersHe combines a sense of fairness and openness in his advocacy with an ability to quickly identify the key points.

London Bar > International arbitration: counsel

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Christopher Lewis KCAtkin ChambersGreat attention to detail, highly adept at mastering areas of law outside his usual practice area.