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Chambers of Michael Bowes QC, Christopher Gibson QC and Andrew S

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THE OUTER TEMPLE, 222 STRAND, LONDON, WC2R 1BA, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7353 6381
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Christopher Wilson-Smith QC

Tel:
Work 020 7353 6381
Email:
Outer Temple Chambers (Chambers of Michael Bowes QC, Christopher Gibson QC and Andrew S)

Position

Christopher Wilson-Smith QC’s practice covers personal injury, often compounded by breaches of duty in healthcare following the initial trauma; clinical negligence and serious crime, primarily involving corporate manslaughter and health and safety cases. In clinical negligence CWS acts for claimants and defendants (NHSLA), often involving babies with birth injuries and often compounded by breaches of duty in healthcare following the initial trauma. CWS also defends police officers. Across the legal directories he is listed as a leader in personal injury and clinical negligence. His clients say this of him: 'He is always well prepared and his conduct of conferences with experts and joint settlement meetings is exceptional. He shows great skill in identifying the important and relevant issues.'; 'One of the best cross-examiners in the business, he is an outstanding advocate with finely tuned judgment.' Cases include: clinical negligence – Flowers (Deceased) v Mallet; Demi Fowler v GP; Re White (Deceased); Boden v The Dudley Group of Hospitals; Beaumont v MoD. Personal injury – Watt v STU; Anderson v Snowbizz; Kemery v Timewell Property Ltd. Crime – Buncefield Oil Refinery Fire; R v Imco Plastics; R v Southwest Water Authority.

Career

Called 1965; Silk 1986; recorder of Crown Court (civil and crime) 1977; master of bench Gray’s Inn 1996; admitted as QC to Bar of New South Wales.

Member

Western Circuit; CBA; CLBA; COMBAR; APIL; PNBA; PIBA; AvMA.

Education

Rudolph Steiner Schools in England & Switzerland (CLE).

Leisure

Keen golfer and bridge player.


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading silks

Christopher Wilson-Smith QC - Outer Temple ChambersHe is excellent at the forensic detail in cases and is a formidable negotiator at settlement meetings.

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Personal injury – Leading silks

Christopher Wilson-Smith QC - Outer Temple ChambersA real character at the Bar, he is enormously experienced, seemingly tireless and has great attention to detail.

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