Christopher Donnellan KC > The 36 Group > London, England > Lawyer Profile

The 36 Group
Gray's Inn, 4 Field Court
London
WC1R 5EF
England

Work Department

36 Crime

Position

  • Christopher Donnellan KC has extensive experience in defending and prosecuting serious crime including murder, manslaughter, and death by driving. He has particular expertise in health and safety cases involving death in the workplace and transport industry.
  • Within 36 Group he is Head of 36 Crime.
  • He co-authored the response of the Bar to the Corporate Manslaughter Bill, and gave evidence to the House of Commons Committee.
  • Described as having “an excellent brain and bedside manner”. He has acted in complex, high-profile cases of child abuse and historical sexual offences. He also has extensive experience in fraud, corruption, money laundering and confiscation.

Career

Called 1981; Inner Temple; Silk 2008. Recorder 2002 (Crown Court).

Areas of experience:

Homicide
Health and Safety
Financial Crime

Languages

English

Memberships

Criminal Bar Association; Midland Circuit.

Education

John Fisher School, Purley; Queen’s College, Oxford (1980 BA Hons jurisprudence).

Leisure

Gardening, DIY, school governor (chair).