1989, Gray's Inn
Queen's Counsel (2010)
Personal Injury Bar Association,
Professional Negligence Bar Association
BA, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge
Christopher Kennedy QC is Head of Chambers at 9 St John Street.
Most of Chris' instructions come from insurers and he usually represents Defendants in cases where the Claimant has suffered very severe injury or where there is a point of more general importance to be decided. However, he enjoys representing Claimants and is happy to receive instructions to do so.
Chris' recent cases include those of,
Chris has also represented the Defendant insurer in two cases where their insured driver has deliberately used a vehicle to cause harm to a number of members of the general public.
In addition to the 'standard' matters which are to be expected in cases of severe injury, Chris' current/recent caseload has meant that he is particularly familiar with the issues raised by:
Chris' other area of specialist expertise is in the field of Health and Safety and he has advised and represented the same Defendants in both the criminal and civil jurisdictions.
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