Christopher Russell > 2 Temple Gardens > London, England > Lawyer Profile

2 Temple Gardens
2 Temple Gardens
2 TEMPLE GARDENS, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9AY
England
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Work Department

Position

Renowned as a specialist in personal injury. An advocate with particular strengths in claims for psychiatric damage, especially stress, bullying, abuse and harassment, and for brain and spinal injury, occupational disease, fatal claims and all types of catastrophic injury.  

He also has expertise in environmental health, product liability (especially in relation to food), health and safely and other regulatory work.  

He is an advocate of enormous experience, is particularly in demand for cases requiring a high level of sensitivity and diplomacy with either client, opponent or judge.  

He is long established as a teacher of advocacy and trainer of advocacy teachers, and is often invited to teach advocacy oversees.  

Notable cases:   

B v C [2017 – ongoing] – claim for sexual abuse of B, a vulnerable woman with learning difficulties, who had been placed in work experience by a charitable organisation to foster an earning capacity. Consent, duty of care and vicarious liability.  

AFC 1 – 21 v C [2016 – ongoing] – multi-claimant litigation for psychiatric injuries due to “non-tactile” abuse committed by housemaster/teacher at boarding school who filmed pupils engaged in private and sexual activities alone and with each other for his own gratification. 

Career

LLB (Exeter). Called 1982.

Memberships

LCLCBA, PNBA, PIBA.

Leisure

Cycling, photography.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Personal injury - Leading Juniors -

Christopher Russell



2 Temple Gardens



Excellent advocacy skills and very good at reading judges.