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Chambers of Angus Moon KC and Michael Horne KC
Serjeants' Inn Chambers
85 FLEET STREET
LONDON
EC4Y 1AE
England

Position

Christopher Johnston QC was called to the Bar in 1990 and took silk in 2011. Chris is a top flight medical silk. He heads Chambers’ award-winning clinical negligence team. A recognised leader in the field of product liability, he is a team player with extensive experience of large class actions. He edits a seminal medical ethics book. An earlier edition notes that he is “a very, very clever man. Exceptionally bright and capable. A super brain and a nice man too.” Please visit the Serjeants’ Inn website for his profile, which sets out full details of his practice including relevant work of note.

Career

Called 1990; Silk 2011. Worked for Los Angeles law firm 1988; appointed Junior Counsel to the Crown (B Panel) by the Attorney General; appointed head of Serjeants’ Inn Chambers clinical negligence and healthcare team, 2010. Publications of note: ‘Publication of Medical Treatment Decisions and the Law’, 2001; ‘Publication of Second Edition of Medical Treatment Decisions and the Law’, 2010.

Memberships

Professional Negligence Bar Association.

Education

Trinity Hall, Cambridge (MA Law, 1st).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Product liability

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Christopher Johnston KCSerjeants’ Inn Chambers ‘Very bright, a great strategic mind.  Has a strong ability to plot a route to success even in the most complex matters.’

London Bar > Court of Protection and community care

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Christopher Johnston KCSerjeants’ Inn Chambers

London Bar > Clinical negligence

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Christopher Johnston KCSerjeants’ Inn Chambers ‘Christopher is the go-to silk for any case involving the complex analysis of data; he has a rapier mind; he cuts straight to the heart of the matter; he is ruthless. Working with him is very much like taking a masterclass.’