Christine Agnew QC > Chambers of Brian Altman QC & Jim Sturman QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Brian Altman QC & Jim Sturman QC
2 Bedford Row
LONDON
WC1R 4BU
England
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Position

Christine prosecutes and defends  the most serious and complex criminal cases. Her practice covers the full range of criminal work and she has considerable experience in relation to all types of criminal allegations. Christine is also regularly instructed in all types of fraud cases. She has represented a number of defendants concerned in cases concerning bribery and corruption. She has a reputation as being an extremely hard working and able advocate who is exceptionally good with clients and achieves acquittals in the most difficult of circumstances. She is often first choice defence counsel for firms with private clients who demand an incisive and empathic advocate who can instil real confidence in the client. Christine also prosecutes for the Health and Safety Executive and the Environment Agency. She has prosecuted many fatality cases requiring detailed and specialist knowledge in addition to cases involving allegations of corporate manslaughter and gross negligence manslaughter. She also has considerable experience of coroners’ inquests and Regulatory Tribunals. Christine is authorised to accept instructions from members of the public in certain circumstances.

Career

Silk 2015

Memberships

CBA, SE Circuit, HSLA

Education

University of the West of England. Methodist College Belfast.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Health and safety

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Christine Agnew QC2 Bedford RowChristine is extremely knowledgeable and a real team player, who rolls up her sleeves and gets stuck in. Christine deals skilfully with intricate legal problems, difficult witnesses and tactical issues. She is robust but calm when dealing with tricky judges and opponents. A pleasure to work with and particularly responsive.

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Christine Agnew QC – 2 Bedford Row ‘She never shies away from a fight.

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Christine Agnew QC2 Bedford RowShe is a very strong advocate. She is able to explain complex matter to a jury with ease.